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suggestion

Pronunciation: sug-jes'chun

Definition: The implanting of an idea in the mind of another by some word or act on one's part, the subject's conduct or physical condition being influenced to some degree by the implanted idea.

[L. sug-gero (subg-), pp. -gestus, to bring under, supply]

See Also: autosuggestion

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