autosuggestion

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au·to·sug·ges·tion

 (ô′tō-səg-jĕs′chən)
n. Psychology
The process by which a person induces self-acceptance of an opinion, belief, or plan of action.

au′to·sug·gest′ v.
au′to·sug·gest′i·bil′i·ty (-ə-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
au′to·sug·gest′i·ble adj.
au′to·sug·ges′tive (-tĭv) adj.

autosuggestion

(ˌɔːtəʊsəˈdʒɛstʃən)
n
(Psychology) a process of suggestion in which the person unconsciously supplies or consciously attempts to supply the means of influencing his own behaviour or beliefs
ˌautosugˈgestive adj

au•to•sug•ges•tion

(ˌɔ toʊ səgˈdʒɛs tʃən, -sə-)

n.
suggestion arising from oneself, as the repetition of verbal messages as a means of changing behavior.
[1885–90]
au′to•sug•gest′i•ble, adj.
au`to•sug•gest`i•bil′i•ty, n.
au`to•sug•ges′tive, adj.

autosuggestion

1. The theory that if individuals can suggest a belief to themselves, they will come to believe it.
2. Also known as Couéism, this is a form of selfhypnosis developed by Emile Coué in 1885 which relys on the repetition of a positive mantra.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autosuggestion - a system for self-improvement developed by Emile Coue which was popular in the 1920s and 1930s
self-improvement, self-reformation - the act of improving yourself
Translations

autosuggestion

autosuggestion

[ˈɔːtəʊsəˈdʒɛstʃn] nautosuggestione f

au·to·sug·ges·tion

n. autosugestión, acto de sugestionarse.
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