Definitions for suggestion
səgˈdʒɛs tʃən, sə-sug·ges·tion
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word suggestion.
an idea that is suggested
"the picnic was her suggestion"
suggestion, proposition, proffernoun
a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
"it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"
trace, hint, suggestionnoun
a just detectable amount
"he speaks French with a trace of an accent"
persuasion formulated as a suggestion
the sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association
hypnotism, mesmerism, suggestionnoun
the act of inducing hypnosis
The act of suggesting.
Suggestion often works better than explicit demand.
Something implied, which the mind is liable to take as fact.
He's somehow picked up the suggestion that I like peanuts.
Etymology: From suggestioun, suggestion (modern French suggestion), from suggestio, from suggero.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Private hint; intimation; insinuation; secret notification.
Etymology: [ suggestion, Fr. from suggest.
It allayeth all base and earthly cogitations, banisheth and driveth away those evil secret suggestions which our invisible enemy is always apt to minister. Richard Hooker.
I met lord Bigot and lord Salisbury,
And other more going to seek the grave
Of Arthur, who, they say, is kill’d to night
On your suggestion. William Shakespeare, King John.
He was a man
Of an unbounded stomach, ever ranking
Himself with princes: one that by suggestion
Tied all the kingdom. William Shakespeare, Henry VIII.
The native and untaught suggestions of inquisitive children. John Locke.
Another way is letting the mind, upon the suggestion of any new notion, run after similies. John Locke.
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
charge; complaint; accusation
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
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
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. The original neuro-psychological theory of hypnotic suggestion was based upon the ideo-motor reflex response of William B. Carpenter and James Braid.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The uncritical acceptance of an idea or plan of action.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'suggestion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3365
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'suggestion' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2069
Rank popularity for the word 'suggestion' in Nouns Frequency: #893
The numerical value of suggestion in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of suggestion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
The suggestion that the men and women of the CIA who put their lives on the line after 9/11 lied to the Senate, lied to the President and used bogus intelligence for some nefarious reason that's unknown, people gave their lives to protect the American people. And the last thing the Democrats want to do as they leave office is to smear their memory. It's despicable.
Any suggestion that I was involved in any campaign to pressure Ukraine or the United States government to take any actions is categorically false.
So my suggestion is you need to ask non-black people what they can do, are they fighting for equal pay? When they come on these sets, are they making people feel welcome? How are they moving in these scripts and when they look at how people are depicted?
The plaintiffs' allegations misinterpret basic principles of buy-side valuation and Credit Suisse rejects any suggestion that we acted improperly.
Any suggestion that this president doesnt love and respect the men and women of our armed forces and their families is absurd on its face to me because I have walked the grounds of Arlington National Cemetary side-by-side with President Donald Trump.
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Translations for suggestion
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- مقترح, اقتراحArabic
- suggestió, suggerimentCatalan, Valencian
- Vorschlag, SuggestionGerman
- propuesta, sugestiónSpanish
- ehdottaminen, mielikuva, ehdotus, käsitysFinnish
- प्रस्ताव, सुझावHindi
- suggerimento, suggestioneItalian
- ការឲ្យយោបល់, យោបល់Khmer
- 提案, 제안Korean
- propunere, sugestionare, sugestieRomanian
- предлог, predlogSerbo-Croatian
- teklif, öneriTurkish
- gợi ýVietnamese
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