Meaning of “autosuggestion” in the English Dictionary

"autosuggestion" in British English

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autosuggestionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌɔː.təʊ.səˈdʒes.tʃən/ us /ˌɑː.t̬oʊ.səˈdʒes.tʃən/

the influencing of your physical or mental state by thoughts and ideas that come from yourself rather than from other people:

Autosuggestion is the power of mind over matter - if you convince yourself that you are cured, you will be.
adjective uk /ˌɔː.təʊ.səˈdʒes.tɪv/ us /ˌɑː.t̬oʊ.səˈdʒes.tɪv/

Autosuggestive techniques can help in the treatment of diseases that cannot be cured by conventional medicine.

(Definition of “autosuggestion” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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