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Meaning of "contrasuggestion" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTRASUGGESTION

contrasuggestion  [ˌkɒntrəsəˈdʒɛstʃ ən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTRASUGGESTION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Contrasuggestion is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONTRASUGGESTION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of contrasuggestion in the English dictionary

The definition of contrasuggestion in the dictionary is a tendency to do the opposite of what has been suggested.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTRASUGGESTION


adoption
əˈdɒpʃ ən
colonization
ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃ ən
connexion
kəˈnɛkʃ ən
cremation
krɪˈmeɪʃ ən
decomposition
ˌdiːkɒmpəˈzɪʃ ən
dehydration
ˌdiːhaɪˈdreɪʃ ən
depletion
dɪˈpliːʃ ən
devastation
ˌdɛvəˈsteɪʃ ən
disruption
dɪsˈrʌpʃ ən
dissemination
dɪˌsɛmɪˈneɪʃ ən
encryption
ɪnˈkrɪpʃ ən
eruption
ɪˈrʌpʃ ən
escalation
ˌɛskəˈleɪʃ ən
evacuation
ɪˌvækjʊˈeɪʃ ən
evaporation
ɪˌvæpəˈreɪʃ ən
exemption
ɪɡˈzɛmpʃ ən
exploitation
ˌɛksplɔɪˈteɪʃ ən
fabrication
ˌfæbrɪˈkeɪʃ ən
fascination
ˌfæsɪˈneɪʃ ən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTRASUGGESTION

contrariousness
contrariwise
contrary
contrasexual
contrast
contrast medium
contrastable
contrasting
contrastive
contrastively
contrasty
contrasuggestibility
contrasuggestible
contrate
contraterrene
contravallation
contravene
contravener
contravention
contrayerva

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTRASUGGESTION

accreditation
bastion
beyond (all) question
call in question
combustion
congestion
digestion
exhaustion
good question
heat of combustion
in question
indigestion
ingestion
open question
out of the question
pop the question
put the question
question
suggestion
trick question
yes/no question

Synonyms and antonyms of contrasuggestion in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «contrasuggestion» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTRASUGGESTION

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The translations of contrasuggestion from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «contrasuggestion» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

contrasuggestion
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

contrasuggestion
570 millions of speakers

English

contrasuggestion
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

contrasuggestion
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

contrasuggestion
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

contrasuggestion
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

contrasuggestion
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

contrasuggestion
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contrasuggestion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Contrasuggestion
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

contrasuggestion
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

contrasuggestion
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

contrasuggestion
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Contrasuggestion
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

contrasuggestion
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

contrasuggestion
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॉन्ट्रासूझेशन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

contrasuggestion
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contrasuggestion
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

contrasuggestion
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

contrasuggestion
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

contrasuggestion
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

contrasuggestion
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

contrasuggestion
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

contrasuggestion
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

contrasuggestion
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of contrasuggestion

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRASUGGESTION»

The term «contrasuggestion» is barely ever used and occupies the 212.522 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRASUGGESTION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «contrasuggestion» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «contrasuggestion» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about contrasuggestion

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTRASUGGESTION»

Discover the use of contrasuggestion in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to contrasuggestion and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Handbook of Clinical Assessment of Children and Adolescents
If the child does not affirm equality, a contrasuggestion is offered. The child of around 7 years conserves transitionally when offered the contrasuggestion. This transitional stage has three substages in which vacillation is gradually replaced by ...
Clarice J. Kestenbaum, Daniel T. Williams, 1992
2
Mental Life (Psychology Revivals): An Introduction to Psychology
Sometimes the value by which the individual is movedis not the one designedly exhibited, but one implicated withthis as a counterpoise or opposite.Thisis termed Contrasuggestion. To dwell onthenaughtiness or even the danger ofsome act is ...
Beatrice Edgell, 2014
3
The British Journal of Psychology: General section
In all tests of suggestibility account must be taken of three modes of response— positive, neutral and negativez, the latter being contrasuggestion. In any given test the distribution may measure any one,. 1 If in the warmth test the subjects are  ...
4
Advertising and Psychology (RLE Advertising)
... without loss of face. This display of contrasuggestion may be brought about by the action of the unconscious mind. A belated response to the advertiser's appeals is sometimes attributable to this same contrary influence of contra- suggestion.
Leslie Ernest Gill, 2013
5
An introduction to social psychology
Contrasuggestion — In contrasuggestion, in suggestion by negation, and in partial suggestion and inference, the same principle of the conditioning of responses by cues or symbols obtains. Contrasuggestion is a pathological phenomenon ...
Luther Lee Bernard, 1926
6
Neuropsychiatry and the war: a bibliography with abstracts
Psychotherapy and contrasuggestion are useful aids to the usual physical therapy. Men with the mild forms do best when sent home, and in any event should be kept apart from others with the same trouble. Attempts to straighten the spine ...
Mabel Webster Brown, Frankwood Earl Williams, 1918
7
The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine
St. Vitus was the patron saint of the dancin g-mania, and his name was used as a contrasuggestion. The dancers were conducted to the chapels of St.Vitus, where they were usually cured of the disease. St. Vitus's dance attacked people of all ...
8
Conrad's Secrets
... coloured by war experiences'.54 Then he records the more radical suggestion that these neuroses are merely an exaggeration of 'instinctive defence reactions' before reverting to the older view that 'contrasuggestion' is an effective mode of ...
Robert Hampson, 2012
9
Publication
They help to keep the peace by contrasuggestion. Ridicule also tends to spread the “drag-net" by the swift contagion of a popular jest. Laughter affords a relief from undue strain; it prevents the group from taking itself too seriously at all times;  ...
American Sociological Association, American Sociological Society, 1911
10
The Century: A Popular Quarterly
St. Vitus was the patron saint of the dancing-mania, and his name was used as a contrasuggestion. The dancers were conducted to the chapels of St.Vitus, where they were usually cured of the disease. St. Vitus's dance attacked people of all ...

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Contrasuggestion [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/contrasuggestion>. Dec 2019 ».
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