- 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
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If you score low enough, the watch will present you with some guided suggestions about ways in which you might be able to manage the stress.The new Fitbit knows when you’re stressed—and how to help you chill|Stan Horaczek|August 26, 2020|Popular Science
Last week, when asked about Manchester’s donations over the years to Faulconer, Gustafson pushed back on any suggestion that the mayor in 2016 had tried to pull a fast one on the City Council.
Although this guide primarily references Google, the suggestions generally apply to Knowledge Panels in Bing search results as well.How to get a Knowledge Panel for your brand, even without Wikipedia|George Nguyen|August 3, 2020|Search Engine Land
Despite many suggestions that the coronavirus came from a wildlife market in Wuhan, that link isn’t yet widely accepted.To prevent the next pandemic, we might need to cut down fewer trees|Jonathan Lambert|July 23, 2020|Science News
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.