hypnotism vs suggestion what difference

what is difference between hypnotism and suggestion

English

Etymology

From hypnotise +‎ -ism.

Noun

hypnotism (countable and uncountable, plural hypnotisms)

  1. The art of inducing hypnosis.

Related terms

  • hypnotist

Translations

Anagrams

  • phytonism, pythonism

Swedish

Noun

hypnotism c (definite singular hypnotismen) (uncountable)

  1. hypnotism (study or practice of hypnosis)


English

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman suggestioun, Old French suggestion (modern French suggestion), from Latin suggestiō, from suggero (suggest).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /səˈd͡ʒɛstʃən/, [səˈd͡ʒɛʃtʃən]
  • (General American) IPA(key): /səɡˈd͡ʒɛstʃən/, /səˈd͡ʒɛstʃən/
  • Hyphenation: sug‧ges‧tion

Noun

suggestion (countable and uncountable, plural suggestions)

  1. (countable) Something suggested (with subsequent adposition being for)
    I have a small suggestion for fixing this: try lifting the left side up a bit.
    Traffic signs seem to be more of a suggestion than an order.
  2. (uncountable) The act of suggesting.
    Suggestion often works better than explicit demand.
  3. (countable, psychology) Something implied, which the mind is liable to take as fact.
    He’s somehow picked up the suggestion that I like peanuts.
  4. The act of exercising control over a hypnotised subject by communicating some belief or impulse by means of words or gestures; the idea so suggested.
  5. (law, countable) information, insinuation, speculation, as opposed to a sworn testimony and evidence

Synonyms

  • (something suggested): hint, incitement, proposal
  • See also Thesaurus:advice

Derived terms

Related terms

  • suggest
  • suggestive

Translations


Finnish

Noun

suggestion

  1. Genitive singular form of suggestio.

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin suggestiō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /syɡ.ʒɛs.tjɔ̃/

Noun

suggestion f (plural suggestions)

  1. suggestion; proposal
  2. suggestion (psychology, etc.)

Derived terms

  • boîte à suggestions

Related terms

  • suggérer

Further reading

  • “suggestion” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Old French

Alternative forms

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin suggestiō.

Noun

suggestion f (oblique plural suggestions, nominative singular suggestion, nominative plural suggestions)

  1. suggestion; proposal

References

  • suggestion on the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub

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