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autosuggestion

au·to·sug·ges·tion

autosuggestion

 
pronunciation:
aw to sg jes chn [or] aw to s jes chn
part of speech: noun
definition: in psychology, a technique of changing one's own behavior or beliefs by repeating certain phrases or ideas to oneself.
derivations: autosuggestible (adj.), autosuggestive (adj.), autosuggestibility (n.)