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sug·gest·i·ble

 (səg-jĕs′tə-bəl, sə-jĕs′-)
adj.
Readily influenced by suggestion: suggestible young minds.

sug·gest′i·bil′i·ty (-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

suggestibility

(səˌdʒɛstɪˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n
(Psychology) psychol a state, esp under hypnosis, in which a person will accept the suggestions of another person and act accordingly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suggestibility - susceptibility or responsiveness to suggestion
susceptibility, susceptibleness - the state of being susceptible; easily affected
Translations

suggestibility

[səˌdʒestɪˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nsugestionabilidad f

suggestibility

nBeeinflussbarkeit f

suggestibility

n sugestionabilidad f
References in periodicals archive ?
30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hypnosis is the state of the heightened suggestibility in which a person becomes totally relaxed and more responsive to the suggestions or directions given by a hypnotist.
92 RO: Reported or Observed, ES: Extreme Symptomatology, RC: Rare Combinations, UH: Unusual Hallucinations, USC: Unusual Symptom Course, NA: Negative Image, S: Suggestibility.
People are suggestible - some more than others - and Brown's power is knowing how to find the suggestibles, to read people, to manipulate that suggestibility and to make things happen his way.
More specifically, the suggestibility of young children means subjecting child witnesses to cross-examination can actually produce less accurate testimony.
They also point to the fact that often the increased suggestibility of witnesses with intellectual disabilities is exploited by suggestions that they are lying or have an inaccurate memory.
William Sargant argued that governments use fear to create temporary impaired judgment and heightened individual and mass suggestibility creating a "herd instinct" most noticeable during times of conflict (William Sargant, Battle of the Mind: a Physiology of Conversion and Brainwashing, Cambridge: Malor Books, 1957, 255 pp.
The KUBARK manual includes the principal coercive techniques of interrogation: Arrest, detention, deprivation of sensory stimuli through solitary confinement or similar methods, threats and fear, debility, pain, heightened suggestibility and hypnosis, narcosis and induced regression.
Suggestibility in children's testimony: Implications for child sexual abuse investigations.
Once self-sabotaging thoughts and behaviors have been resolved, the individual can begin to use hypnotic suggestibility to improve the body's functioning.
The deflation of the individual ego and superego increases the propensity for suggestibility, conformity, obedience, as well as a general aversion to innovation, leading to, in the case of Babel, what Sacks (2003) referred to as the "first global project" which quickly devolved into a devastating totalitarianism (p.