• Pronunciation of suggestion: S AH0 G JH EH1 S CH AH0 N (səɡ'dʒɛsʧən)

  • Number of syllables of suggestion: 3

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  • Definition of suggestion

    • (n): the act of inducing hypnosis  
    • (n): the sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association  
    • (n): an idea that is suggested; "the picnic was her suggestion"  
    • (n): a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn''t refuse"  
    • (n): persuasion formulated as a suggestion  
    • (n): a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent"  
  • Examples of suggestion

    • Gambit has the power of suggestion.  
    • He accepted my suggestion.  
    • The man's suggestion is unobjectionable.  
    • In hindsight the suggestion was counterproductive.  
    • I support the suggestion of the nominator.  
    • Even the suggestion of impropriety is damaging.  
    • The suggestion is too formulaic.  
    • Any suggestion to the contrary is fanciful.  
    • The suggestion was receded after a while.  
    • He was most indignant at the suggestion.  

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