from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A person who accepts the theory of suggestionism.


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  • A neo-Georgian poet, disciple of FREUD, pacificist and vegetarian, will gladly pay five pounds to any psychopathic suggestionist who will extirpate from his subconsciousness the lingering relics of an antipathy to syncopated rhythms which retard his progress towards a complete mastery of the technique of amorphous bombination.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, July 14th, 1920

  • Supposing it could be done by mesmerism, why does this wonderful mesmerist, hypnotist, or suggestionist limit his powers, marvellous as they are, to making people believe that they see a boy climb up a rope.

    Indian Conjuring

  • A central atmosphere would reduce them to the level of the conjuror or the muscular suggestionist.

    The Prophet of Berkeley Square

  • She was a brilliant suggestionist, but not in conversation.

    The Woman with the Fan


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