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Synonyms for suggestion

Synonyms for suggestion

something that is put forward for consideration

something, such as a feeling, thought, or idea, associated in one's mind or imagination with a specific person or thing

a subtle pointing out

Synonyms for suggestion

a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection

a just detectable amount

persuasion formulated as a suggestion


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the sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association

the act of inducing hypnosis

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At his suggestion it was that, on this occasion, the chandelier was removed.
The chemical changes take place through both direct and indirect suggestion, and we live and thrive.
The toothless old hag grinned her appreciation of this suggestion, and as the plan still better suited the chief's scheme, in that it would permit him to surround Tarzan with a gang of picked assassins, he readily assented, so that presently Tarzan had been installed in a hut close to the village gate.
Moving through the sunlit garden at the side of the great Warlord, the scintillant rays of his countless gems enveloping him as in an aureole of light imparted to his noble figure a suggestion of godliness.
I should prefer that they mated voluntarily," replied the professor, the strange gleam leaping to his eyes at the suggestion of possible antagonism to his cherished plan, "but if not, then they shall be compelled by the force of my authority--they both belong to me, body and soul.
There was nothing tangible that the eye could grasp--only an uncanny suggestion of life where it seemed that there should be no life, for living things seemed out of place in this weird, dead city of the long-dead past.
I will make a suggestion, then," he remarked as they took their places.
He honestly wished to be of service to this man, but he was at a loss to know what further suggestion he could make.
Year after year, I delayed the republication, proposing, at the suggestion of my old friend, Mr.
In her gentle ingratiating way, she offered a composing suggestion.
Let me hear what you think of this suggestion, at your earliest convenience.
Finally, at the suggestion of the International League of Cannon Founders, which had important branches in both countries, they decided to refer their claims to the Bumbo of Jiam, and abide by his judgment.
His attitude had in it a suggestion of abstraction, like that of a sleepwalker.
In my case, healthy, normal, young, full of the joy of life, the suggestion to kill myself was unusual; but it must be taken into account that it came on the heels of a long carouse, when my nerves and brain were fearfully poisoned, and that the dramatic, romantic side of my imagination, drink-maddened to lunacy, was delighted with the suggestion.
Then Alexandrus builds his ships at Aphrodite's suggestion, and Helenus foretells the future to him, and Aphrodite order Aeneas to sail with him, while Cassandra prophesies as to what will happen afterwards.