auto-suggestion

noun au·to-sug·ges·tion \ ˌȯ-tō-sə(g)-ˈjes-chən , -ˈjesh- \
variants: or autosuggestion
Updated on: 8 Apr 2018

Definition of auto-suggestion

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

auto-suggest

play \-sə(g)-ˈjest\ or autosuggest transitive verb
    • … we constantly auto-suggest negative thoughts. "I'm too fat," "I'm not clever enough," "I'm a smoker."
    • —Eleanor Bailey

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autosuggestion

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

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

autosuggest

play \-sə(g)-ˈjest\ transitive verb

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