- 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
Example sentences from the Web for suggestion
This goes through a 24-hour fact-checking process with an editor from The Trust before it goes live, where the publisher can also make suggestions for edits.‘Without the luxury of time’: The Wall Street Journal rolls out new products for the fast-tempo ad market|Lucinda Southern|September 15, 2020|Digiday
So around elections and some other areas, Google may show less suggestions than more.Google now uses BERT to match stories with fact checks|Barry Schwartz|September 10, 2020|Search Engine Land
It also has published its suggestions for how to improve your home setup.
Soriot bristled at suggestions AstraZeneca had not been transparent in not announcing the current clinical trial pause.COVID-19 vaccine still on track for later this year despite trial pause, AstraZeneca CEO says|Jeremy Kahn|September 10, 2020|Fortune
If it determines that you don’t have enough positivity when you talk, it will give you suggestions about how to cheer up your speech pattern.Amazon’s new fitness tracker listens to your voice to figure out your mood|Stan Horaczek|September 2, 2020|Popular Science
Picasso and Guillaume can laugh through an entire night of suggestions, inventions, songs, games that Max plays with his face.
Elder and the NFB have approached Uber with their own set of suggestions.
Well the idea of “release” and infanticide and suggestions of eliminating the imperfect is pretty gnarly, if you think about it.'The Giver' Star Brenton Thwaites Knows You Think He's Too Old to Play Jonas|Kevin Fallon|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The family then estimates an appropriate dose, based on suggestions from other parents whose children suffer from Dravet syndrome.Canadian Parents Risk Jail to Give Sick Kid Marijuana|Tim Mak|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And there were suggestions that his age had gotten to him, as he appeared confused at a final campaign stop on Tuesday.
Do you not see that your excuses are simply the suggestions of other crimes?The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Suggestions for the organization of a general industrial group on a world basis.The Next Step|Scott Nearing
Your suggestions are idle; you will surely give me a few sequins.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Read also the suggestions to teachers in the first six grades.Lippincott's Horn-Ashbaugh Speller|Ernest Horn
In this case a volley of queries is fired before the gentleman has time to make any suggestions not mentioned by the professor.