[suh g-jes-tuh-buh l, suh-]
Origin of suggestible
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Examples from the Web for suggestibility
All that is needed is a higher degree of suggestibility than is found in the normal life.Psychotherapy
When this happens you will have proof of your suggestibility.A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis
On the side of conduct his suggestibility is equally remarkable.The Story of the Mind
James Mark Baldwin
These appeals to suggestibility all come under the head of drama.
In short, individuality and personality of character are the opposites of suggestibility.
- psychol a state, esp under hypnosis, in which a person will accept the suggestions of another person and act accordingly
- easily influenced by ideas provided by other persons
- characteristic of something that can be suggested
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Word Origin and History for suggestibility
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Responsiveness or susceptibility to suggestion.
- Readily influenced by suggestion.
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