Meaning of autokinetic in English:

autokinetic

Pronunciation /ˌɔːtə(ʊ)kɪˈnɛtɪk/ /ˌɔːtə(ʊ)kʌɪˈnɛtɪk/

adjective

  • 1Producing voluntary movement; self-moving; automatic.

  • 2Psychology
    Of or relating to the optical illusion of autokinesis.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Marshall Hall (1790–1857), physician and neurophysiologist. From auto- + kinetic.