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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Psychology The process by which a person induces self-acceptance of an opinion, belief, or plan of action.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The practice of suggesting thoughts to oneself.
  • n. An instance of suggesting a thought to oneself.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Self-suggestion as distinguished from suggestion coming from another, especially in hypnotism. Autosuggestion is characteristic of certain mental conditions in which expectant belief tends to produce disturbance of function of one or more organs.
  • n. hypnosis induced by oneself.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In psychology, self-suggestion, especially the voluntary arousal and fixation of the idea that one will fall into the hypnotic sleep.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a system for self-improvement developed by Emile Coue which was popular in the 1920s and 1930s
  • n. a system for self-improvement developed by Emile Coue which was popular in the 1920s and 1930s

Etymologies

auto- +‎ suggestion (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • To “prime” the mind to function in this way, it is helpful to study such subjects as metaphysics, self-hypnosis also known as autosuggestion, the psychic sciences, and positive affirmation.

    CREATE YOUR OWN FUTURE

  • The means employed by the healers all go back to autosuggestion, that is to say that these methods, whatever they are, words, incantations, gestures, staging, all produce in the patient the autosuggestion of recovery.

    Maîtrise de soi-même par l'autosuggestion consciente. English

  • Neurasthenia, stammering, aversions, kleptomania, certain cases of paralysis, are nothing but the result of unconscious autosuggestion, that is to say the result of the action of the _unconscious_ upon the physical and moral being.

    Maîtrise de soi-même par l'autosuggestion consciente. English

  • If you have really made the autosuggestion, that is to say, if your unconscious has assimilated the idea that you have presented to it, you are astonished to see the thing you have thought come to pass.

    Maîtrise de soi-même par l'autosuggestion consciente. English

  • I have no doubt that this kind of autosuggestion plays a large rôle in her mind.

    Psychology and Social Sanity

  • It may be that she needs her eyes open because the seeing of the members of the family may heighten by a kind of autosuggestion her sensitiveness for the perception of the slight signs.

    Psychology and Social Sanity

  • Web, Google's "autosuggestion" function in the search box was not suggesting "climategate."

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  • "Climategate scandal," and attempted "Climate-Gate" keywords from about 26,400,000 articles on the [[World Wide Web | Web]], Google's "autosuggestion" function in the search box was not suggesting "climategate."

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  • The above statement is held up as a goal of the autosuggestion and goal writing in Think And Grow Rich.

    The Master of your fate, the captain of your soul

  • He was a French pharmacist, which sounds boring, but he was also an “advocate of autosuggestion.”

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