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Definition of Suggestion

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proposal, recommendation; insinuation, hint
Suggestion Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
The act or power of originating or recalling ideas or relations, distinguished as original and relative; -- a term much used by Scottish metaphysicians from Hutcherson to Thomas Brown.
The act of suggesting; presentation of an idea.
That which is suggested; an intimation; an insinuation; a hint; a different proposal or mention; also, formerly, a secret incitement; temptation.
Information without oath; an entry of a material fact or circumstance on the record for the information of the court, at the death or insolvency of a party.
Charge; complaint; accusation.
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suitable \suit"a*ble\ (?), a. capable of suiting; fitting; accordant; proper; becoming; agreeable; adapted; as, ornaments suitable to one's station; language suitable for the subject. -- suit"a*ble*ness , n. -- suit"a*bly , adv.

Shakespeare Words
temptation, enticement
WordNet 2.0

1. an idea that is suggested; "the picnic was her suggestion"
(hypernym) idea, thought
(hyponym) inkling, intimation, glimmering, glimmer
2. a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"
(synonym) proposition, proffer
(hypernym) proposal
(hyponym) hint, intimation, breath
(derivation) hint, suggest
3. a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent"
(synonym) trace, hint
(hypernym) small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
(hyponym) spark
4. persuasion formulated as a suggestion
(synonym) prompting
(hypernym) persuasion, suasion
(derivation) suggest, intimate
5. the sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association
(hypernym) higher cognitive process
(derivation) suggest, evoke, paint a picture
6. the act of inducing hypnosis
(synonym) hypnotism, mesmerism
(hypernym) influence
Suggestion Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Fear of opinions
Suggestion Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Suggestion is the psychological process by which one person guides the thoughts, feelings, or behaviour of another. Nineteenth century writers on psychology such as William James used the words "suggest" and "suggestion" in senses close to those they have in common speech—one idea was said to suggest another when it brought that other idea to mind. Early scientific studies of hypnosis by Clark Leonard Hull and others extended the meaning of these words in a special and technical sense (Hull, 1933). The original neuro-psychological theory of hypnotic suggestion was based upon the ideo-motor reflex response of William B. Carpenter and James Braid.

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Suggestion Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Hypnotism [from Greek hypnos sleep] One name for an artificially produced somnambulistic, entranced, or psychologized state. A better word for the procedure is psychologization, hypnotism being but one phase of the general subject which includes fascination, multiple or double personality, some religious ecstasies, and different methods of psychic healing. All these things operate in and upon the important intermediate part between our spiritual and physical-astral self and usually affect the latter self very strongly. This intermediate part is the human soul of the reincarnating entity -- the man or woman we see and know. As this includes the psychomental-emotional powers and faculties, it is intimately related to intelligence and sanity, to emotions and conduct, and to health.
Theosophy holds that mesmerism is not hypnotism. In hypnotism the subject's intermediate nature is disjoined from its natural relations with his physical and astral body and put out of the control of the person himself, becoming susceptible to other influences. This process is a reversal of all evolutionary currents which in every being unfold and manifest from conscious centers within. Such a reversal is dangerous and far-reaching in its results, spiritually, mentally, morally, psychically, and physically.
Moreover, the hypnotizer endangers himself by such intimate linking with the lower mind and feeling of his subject -- whose spiritual nature is always beyond another's control.
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