- the process of inducing a thought, sensation, or action in a receptive person without using persuasion and without giving rise to reflection in the recipient.
- the thought, sensation, or action induced in this way.
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Origin of suggestion
synonym study for suggestion
OTHER WORDS FROM suggestioncoun·ter·sug·ges·tion, nounnon·sug·ges·tion, nounpre·sug·ges·tion, nounself-sug·ges·tion, noun
Words nearby suggestion
Example sentences from the Web for self-suggestion
This is a faculty which can be very much aided by forethought and self-suggestion.
Hypnotic suggestion or self-suggestion is not an agency which stands wholly alone.
What is called auto-suggestion, or self-suggestion, is one of the most active agencies employed in mind building.The Victorious Attitude|Orison Swett Marden
Self-suggestion, and no mere physiological nexus, is responsible for the sleep or the hysterical access which follows the touch.
Do not expect from self-suggestion, nor anything else in this life, prompt perfection, or the maximum of success.