Definition of contra-suggestible in English:

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Pronunciation: /kɒntrəsəˈdʒɛstɪb(ə)l/


Tending to respond to a suggestion by believing or doing the contrary.
Example sentences
  • Turnbull says, ‘She is the most contra-suggestible woman in Sydney, I believe.’
  • Sometimes this feeling is so strong that the people are contra-suggestible and always tend to act in a manner contrary to that suggested.
  • Being critical must be distinguished from being merely contra-suggestible.

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