suggestion

[ suh g-jes-chuh n, suh- ]
/ səgˈdʒɛs tʃən, sə- /

noun

Origin of suggestion

1300–50; Middle English suggestio(u)n incitement to evil < Medieval Latin suggestiōn- (stem of suggestiō), Latin: act of supplying an answer or hint, equivalent to suggest(us) (see suggest) + -iōn- -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM suggestion

coun·ter·sug·ges·tion, nounnon·sug·ges·tion, nounpre·sug·ges·tion, nounself-sug·ges·tion, noun

synonym study for suggestion

1, 3. See advice.
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British Dictionary definitions for self-suggestion (1 of 2)

self-suggestion

noun

another term for autosuggestion

British Dictionary definitions for self-suggestion (2 of 2)

suggestion
/ (səˈdʒɛstʃən) /

noun

something that is suggested
a hint or indicationa suggestion of the odour of violets
psychol the process whereby the mere presentation of an idea to a receptive individual leads to the acceptance of that ideaSee also autosuggestion
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Medicine definitions for self-suggestion

suggestion
[ səg-jĕschən, sə-jĕs- ]

n.

Implanting of an idea in the mind of another by a word or act so as to influence conduct or physical condition.
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