suggestible

adjective sug·gest·ible \ səg-ˈje-stə-bəl , sə-ˈje- \
|Updated on: 21 May 2018

Definition of suggestible

: easily influenced by suggestion

suggestibility

play \səg-ˌje-stə-ˈbi-lə-tē, sə-ˌje-\ noun

Examples of suggestible in a Sentence

  1. The patient was highly suggestible.

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First Known Use of suggestible

1890

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SUGGESTIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of suggestible for English Language Learners

  • : likely to believe that what someone says is true or may be true : easily influenced


Medical Dictionary

suggestible

adjective sug·gest·ible \ sə(g)-ˈjes-tə-bəl \

medical Definition of suggestible

: easily influenced by suggestion
  • a suggestible hypnotic subject


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