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autosuggestion

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noun au·to·sug·ges·tion \ˌȯ-tō-sə(g)-ˈjes-chən, -ˈjesh-\

Definition of autosuggestion

  1. :  an influencing of one's own attitudes, behavior, or physical condition by mental processes other than conscious thought :  self-hypnosis

au·to·sug·gestplay \-sə(g)-ˈjest\ transitive verb


Origin of autosuggestion

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1880


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autosuggestion

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noun au·to·sug·ges·tion \-sə(g)-ˈjes(h)-chən\

Medical Definition of autosuggestion

  1. :  an influencing of one's own attitudes, behavior, or physical condition by mental processes other than conscious thought :  self-hypnosis—compare heterosuggestion

  2. au·to·sug·gest \-sə(g)-ˈjest\play transitive verb




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