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Definition of Suggestion

Suggestion

  1. The control of the mind of an hypnotic subject by ideas in the mind of the hypnotizer.
  2. The act of suggesting; presentation of an idea.
  3. That which is suggested; an intimation; an insinuation; a hint; a different proposal or mention; also, formerly, a secret incitement; temptation.
  4. Charge; complaint; accusation.
  5. 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.
  6. 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 Quotations

At the outset, I want to say that the suggestion that the struggle in South Africa is under the influence of foreigners or communists is wholly incorrect. I have done whatever I did because of my experience in South Africa and my own proudly felt African background, and not because of what any outsider might have said.
Nelson Mandela

Anyone can negatively criticize - it is the cheapest of all comment because it requires not a modicum of the effort that suggestion requires.
Chuck Jones

A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
Kurt Huber

The Ten Commandments were not a suggestion.
Pat Riley

I'm quite into the French way - simple elegance with just a suggestion of sexiness, nothing vulgar.
Michelle Dockery
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Suggestion Translations

suggestion in Danish is forslag
suggestion in Dutch is bod, voorslag, aanbieding, aanbod
suggestion in French is suggestion
suggestion in German is Wink {m}, Vorschlag {m}, Vorschlag
suggestion in Italian is appoggiatura
suggestion in Latin is consilium

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