autosuggestion

(redirected from autosuggest)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

autosuggestion

 [aw″to-sug-jes´chun]
self-suggestion; the process by which a person induces in himself an uncritical acceptance of an idea, belief, or opinion.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

au·to·sug·ges·tion

(aw'tō-sŭg-jes'chŭn),
1. Constant dwelling on an idea or concept, thereby inducing some change in the mental or bodily functions.
See also: autohypnosis.
2. Reproduction in the brain of impressions previously received that then become the starting point of new acts or ideas.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

autosuggestion

(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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

autosuggestion

The use of the principles of hypnosis on oneself; autosuggestion requires complete relaxation, slow deep breathing and repetition of phrases (as used in non-self-hypnosis).
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

autosuggestion

Autohypnosis, self-hypnosis Pop psychology The use of hypnosis on oneself. See Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

au·to·sug·ges·tion

(aw'tō-sŭg-jes'chŭn)
1. Constant dwelling on an idea or concept, thereby inducing some change in the mental or bodily functions.
2. Reproduction in the brain of impressions previously received which become then the starting point of new acts or ideas.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

autosuggestion

A form of self-conditioning involving repeated internal assertion of positive and helpful propositions.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
While autosuggest helps with accurate spelling or phrasing, autocorrect takes it a step further.
Given the way Google and Bing autocorrect and autosuggest, when searching a database with those features, a savvy searcher should be aware of when these features need to be turned off or disabled.
On the free version, you can search by company name, company activity (select from a pull-down autosuggest list), executive name, or all three (again, the pull-down autosuggest list is very helpful).
Evergage SmartSearch--When visitors begin typing a term into a website's search bar, autosuggested product images and details appear.
Additionally, a type-ahead feature allowed for a dropdown that autosuggests a relevant guide to the user's keyword search.
It establishes additional credibility by invoking Weber's and Fechner's classical logarithmic law for physiological sensations--that the consistent numerical relations between the randomly varied physical stimulus and the neuromuscular response would not be observed if the response were psychological or autosuggested.