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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Ready or willing to accept favorably adj. - Able to absorb liquid (not repellent); Of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; Open to arguments, ideas, or change.

Usage examples (36)
  • receptive to reason and the logic of facts
  • receptive to the proposals
  • There are two very marked types of intellect to be observed amongst men, which we may call the receptive and the creative.
  • So I see the ecumenical landscape between our two churches today as a kind of receptive ecumenism. for more
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