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suggestion

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noun sug·ges·tion \sə(g)-ˈjes-chən, -ˈjesh-\

Medical Definition of suggestion

  1. 1a:  the act or process of impressing something (as an idea, attitude, or desired action) upon the mind of another <suggestion in response to propaganda—Psychological Abstracts>b:  the process by which a physical or mental state is influenced by a thought or idea <the power of suggestion>

  2. 2:  something impressed upon the mind by suggestion <the posthypnotic carrying out of suggestions held in the unconscious—G. S. Blum>





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