[suh g-jes-tuh-buh l, suh-]
Origin of suggestible
Related formssug·gest·i·bil·i·ty, sug·gest·i·ble·ness, nounsug·gest·i·bly, adverbhy·per·sug·ges·ti·bil·i·ty, nounhy·per·sug·ges·ti·ble, adjectivehy·per·sug·ges·ti·ble·ness, nounhy·per·sug·ges·ti·bly, adverbnon·sug·gest·i·ble, adjectiveun·sug·gest·i·ble, adjective
First recorded in 1885–90; suggest
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Related Words for suggestibleadjustable
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Historical Examples of suggestible
He is suggestible, and here are the suggestions; he is made to inherit and he inherits.
I have myself indicated how suggestible the personification is.
While everybody is suggestible, nervous people are abnormally so.
The Polynesian sorcerers confessed their practices harmless to Europeans;who were not suggestible on that plane of ideas.
Not knowing facts to the contrary, the suggestible mind accepts the proposition.
British Dictionary definitions for suggestible
Derived Formssuggestibleness, nounsuggestibly, adverb
easily influenced by ideas provided by other persons
characteristic of something that can be suggested
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Word Origin and History for suggestible
1890, "capable of being influenced," from suggest + -ible. Meaning "that can be suggested" is from 1905.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Readily influenced by suggestion.
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