Meaning of contra-suggestible in English:


Pronunciation /kɒntrəsəˈdʒɛstɪb(ə)l/


  • Tending to respond to a suggestion by believing or doing the contrary.

    ‘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.’