suggestible

[ suh g-jes-tuh-buh l, suh- ]
/ səgˈdʒɛs tə bəl, sə- /
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adjective

subject to or easily influenced by suggestion.
that may be suggested.

Origin of suggestible

First recorded in 1885–90; suggest + -ible
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British Dictionary definitions for suggestibility (1 of 2)

suggestibility

/ (səˌdʒɛstɪˈbɪlɪtɪ) /

noun

psychol a state, esp under hypnosis, in which a person will accept the suggestions of another person and act accordingly

British Dictionary definitions for suggestibility (2 of 2)

suggestible

/ (səˈdʒɛstɪbəl) /

adjective

easily influenced by ideas provided by other persons
characteristic of something that can be suggested
Derived Formssuggestibleness, nounsuggestibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for suggestibility

suggestible


adj.

1890, "capable of being influenced," from suggest + -ible. Meaning "that can be suggested" is from 1905.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for suggestibility (1 of 2)

suggestibility

[ səg-jĕs′tə-bĭlĭ-tē, sə-jĕs′- ]

n.

Responsiveness or susceptibility to suggestion.

Medicine definitions for suggestibility (2 of 2)

suggestible

[ səg-jĕstə-bəl, sə-jĕs- ]

adj.

Readily influenced by suggestion.
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