Self-suggestion



noun
1.
the act of suggesting.
2.
the state of being suggested.
3.
something suggested, as a piece of advice:
We made the suggestion that she resign.
4.
a slight trace:
He speaks with a suggestion of a foreign accent.
5.
the calling up in the mind of one idea by another by virtue of some association or of some natural connection between the ideas.
6.
the idea thus called up.
7.
Psychology.

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.

self-suggestion
noun
1.
another term for autosuggestion
noun
1.
something that is suggested
2.
a hint or indication: a suggestion of the odour of violets
3.
(psychol) the process whereby the mere presentation of an idea to a receptive individual leads to the acceptance of that idea See also autosuggestion

suggestion sug·ges·tion (səg-jěs’chən, sə-jěs’-)
n.
Implanting of an idea in the mind of another by a word or act so as to influence conduct or physical condition.

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