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1. suggestion

noun. ['səˈdʒɛstʃən'] an idea that is suggested.

Synonyms

  • posthypnotic suggestion
  • idea
  • intimation
  • glimmer
  • glimmering
  • inkling

Antonyms

  • universal proposition
  • particular
  • particular proposition
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • suggestioun (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Suggestion

  • indigestion
  • congestion
  • ingestion
  • digestion
  • question

Example sentences of the word suggestion


1. Noun, singular or mass
End with a suggestion to your reader that encourages further study or action.

Quotes containing the word suggestion


1. I bet,"said Mulch, "that you would set the world on fire just to watch it burn."Opal tapped the suggestion into a small electronic notepad on her pocket computer.Thanks for that. Now, tell me everything.
- Eoin Colfer, The Time Paradox

2. It seems that the young woman made some indelicate suggestion of a threesome...When I got there, Miss Nash was standing by the hot tub in a small bikini, pointing the business end of a SIG-Sauer P-226 at her fella and concerned members of the hotel staff, while dunking the scantily clad female's head under the water and asking, "Who's diving for clams now, bitch?
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bleeds

3. OK,"Josh said evenly, "I've seen men made of mud, I guess I can accept spying rats. Do they talk?"he wondered aloud.Don't be ridiculous,"Flamel snapped, "They're rats."Josh really didn't think it was a ridiculous suggestion.
- Michael Scott, The Alchemyst

2. self-suggestion

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

Synonyms

  • auto-suggestion
  • self-improvement
  • self-reformation

3. auto-suggestion

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

Synonyms

  • autosuggestion
  • self-improvement
  • self-reformation

Etymology

  • auto- (English)
  • αὐτo- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • suggestion (English)
  • suggestioun (Anglo-Norman)

4. suggestion

noun. ['səˈdʒɛstʃən'] a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection.

Synonyms

  • proposition
  • ghost
  • breath
  • touch
  • intimation
  • overture
  • feeler
  • proffer
  • trace
  • hint
  • proposal
  • advance

Antonyms

  • miss
  • disengage
  • discolor
  • abstain

Etymology

  • suggestioun (Anglo-Norman)

5. suggestion

noun. ['səˈdʒɛstʃən'] persuasion formulated as a suggestion.

Synonyms

  • suasion
  • prompting

Antonyms

  • insensitivity
  • insensitiveness
  • take

Etymology

  • suggestioun (Anglo-Norman)

6. suggestion

noun. ['səˈdʒɛstʃən'] a just detectable amount.

Synonyms

  • small indefinite amount
  • spark
  • hint
  • trace

Antonyms

  • retreat
  • fall back
  • regress
  • worsen

Etymology

  • suggestioun (Anglo-Norman)

7. suggestion

noun. ['səˈdʒɛstʃən'] the sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association.

Antonyms

  • dissimilarity

Etymology

  • suggestioun (Anglo-Norman)

8. suggestion

noun. ['səˈdʒɛstʃən'] the act of inducing hypnosis.

Synonyms

  • hypnotism
  • influence

Antonyms

  • go
  • avoid
  • refrain

Etymology

  • suggestioun (Anglo-Norman)
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