AGENCY By N., Sam M.S. - 149 noun. Being proactive, generally with respect to supporting a particular objective in some way. AGENCY: "Her dedicated agency to the firm is what eventually got her the promotion she wanted so badly." Related Psychology Terms Hitler and Conformity MAPLE SUGAR URINE DISEASE ANTISOCIAL REACTION COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRY PAIRED ASSOCIATES LEARNING AER HUNGER FAMILY CARE ADVERTISING RESEARCH Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AGENCY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/agency/ (accessed August 18, 2022).