FLIGHT By N., Sam M.S. - 1 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." Related Psychology Terms HUNGER DRIVE ADOLESCENCE (Theories) MIGRATION BEHAVIOR EQUILIBRIUM (Labyrinthine Sense; Vestibular Sense) SUBITIZING DOMINANCE RELATIONSHIP DELAYED REACTION EARLY INFANTILE AUTISM WITHDRAWAL ALCOHOLIC ADDICTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FLIGHT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flight/ (accessed June 30, 2022).