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suggestible

[suh g-jes-tuh-buh l, suh-] /səgˈdʒɛs tə bəl, sə-/
adjective
1.
subject to or easily influenced by suggestion.
2.
that may be suggested.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; suggest + -ible
Related forms
suggestibility, suggestibleness, noun
suggestibly, adverb
hypersuggestibility, noun
hypersuggestible, adjective
hypersuggestibleness, noun
hypersuggestibly, adverb
nonsuggestible, adjective
unsuggestible, adjective
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Examples for suggestible
  • But while he's in that trance state, he should also be reasonably suggestible.
  • But the communications with the dead went by without raising a single goose bump on this suggestible viewer's skin.
  • Events are predictable, only behaviors are suggestible.
  • He felt foolish to be so suggestible, so lightly carried here by his new sense of ease and possibility.
  • But humans in general are highly suggestible, especially when things aren't falling into place.
  • Investigated preschoolers' suggestible responses on memory tests.
British Dictionary definitions for suggestible

suggestible

/səˈdʒɛstɪbəl/
adjective
1.
easily influenced by ideas provided by other persons
2.
characteristic of something that can be suggested
Derived Forms
suggestibleness, noun
suggestibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for suggestible
adj.

1890, "capable of being influenced," from suggest + -ible. Meaning "that can be suggested" is from 1905.

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suggestible in Medicine

suggestible sug·gest·i·ble (səg-jěs'tə-bəl, sə-jěs'-)
adj.
Readily influenced by suggestion.

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