1. Locomotion where some animals and birds become airborne. There is active flight, gliding and hovering. It is used to escape from danger, find food and to migrate. 2. The rapid departure from danger.

FLIGHT: "Flight is the escape from danger."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FLIGHT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flight/ (accessed October 22, 2021).