autosuggestion

noun
au·​to·​sug·​ges·​tion | \ -sə(g)-ˈjes(h)-chən How to pronounce autosuggestion (audio) \

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

Other Words from autosuggestion

autosuggest \ -​sə(g)-​ˈjest How to pronounce autosuggest (audio) \ transitive verb

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“Autosuggestion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/autosuggestion. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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