other-directed


oth·er–di·rect·ed

adjective \ˌə-thər-də-ˈrek-təd, -dī-\

Definition of OTHER-DIRECTED

:  directed in thought and action primarily by external norms rather than by one's own scale of values
oth·er–di·rect·ed·ness noun

First Known Use of OTHER-DIRECTED

1950

oth·er–di·rect·ed

adjective \ˌəth-ər-də-ˈrek-təd, -dī-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OTHER–DIRECTED

: directed in thought and action primarily by external norms rather than by one's own scale of values—compare inner-directed
oth·er–di·rect·ed·ness noun

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