suggestible

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

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. sugars,
  2. sugary,
  3. suger,
  4. suggest,
  5. suggestibility,
  6. suggestion,
  7. suggestive,
  8. suggillation,
  9. sugh,
  10. sugi

Origin of suggestible

First recorded in 1885–90; suggest + -ible

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British Dictionary definitions for suggestible

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 suggestible

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 suggestible

suggestible

[ səg-jĕstə-bəl, sə-jĕs- ]

adj.

Readily influenced by suggestion.

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