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autosuggestion

autosuggestion

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

Definition of AUTOSUGGESTION

:  an influencing of one's own attitudes, behavior, or physical condition by mental processes other than conscious thought :  self-hypnosis
au·to·sug·gest \-sə(g)-ˈjest\ transitive verb

Origin of AUTOSUGGESTION

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1880

autosuggestion

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

Medical Definition of AUTOSUGGESTION

:  an influencing of one's own attitudes, behavior, or physical condition by mental processes other than conscious thought :  self-hypnosis—compare heterosuggestion
au·to·sug·gest \-sə(g)-ˈjest\ transitive verb

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