receptiveness


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re·cep·tive

 (rĭ-sĕp′tĭv)
adj.
1. Capable of or qualified for receiving.
2. Ready or willing to receive favorably: receptive to their proposals.
3. Linguistics Of or relating to the skills of listening and reading.
4.
a. Receiving or ready to receive penetration in sexual intercourse.
b. Receiving or ready to receive male gametes or nuclei during sexual reproduction: a receptive hypha; receptive stigmas.

re·cep′tive·ly adv.
re·cep′tive·ness, re′cep·tiv′i·ty n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.receptiveness - willingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas); "he was testing the government's receptiveness to reform"; "this receptiveness is the key feature in oestral behavior, enabling natural mating to occur"; "their receptivity to the proposal"
willingness - cheerful compliance; "he expressed his willingness to help"

receptiveness

noun
Ready acceptance of often new suggestions, ideas, influences, or opinions:
Translations

receptiveness

[rɪˈseptɪvnɪs] N receptivity [rɪsepˈtɪvɪtɪ] Nreceptividad f

receptiveness

[rɪˈsɛptɪvnɪs] nréceptivité f
receptiveness to sth
There was less receptiveness to liberalism in some areas → Certains milieux étaient moins ouverts au libéralisme.

receptiveness

, receptivity
n (of person, mind, market)Aufnahmefähigkeit f; (of audience)Empfänglichkeit f; receptiveness toEmpfänglichkeit ffür

receptiveness

[rɪˈsɛptɪvnɪs] receptivity [ˌriːsɛpˈtɪvɪtɪ] nricettività
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This created in Mr Pickering's mind an atmosphere of burglary, a receptiveness, as it were, toward burglars as phenomena, and the extremely peculiar behaviour of the person whom in his thoughts he always referred to as The Man crystallized it.
England) examines the jurisprudence of the Court in order to determine the extent of its receptiveness to arguments for transitional relativisms and the impact of its receptiveness on the universality of human rights.
19,2011 Lebanese Forces' parliamentarian George Odwan predicated March 14 representation on board a Miqati-led cabinet on the receptiveness of the "other camp' toward meeting 2 of its basic conditions; namely the withdrawal of Hizbullah weapons and honoring the STL.
If your audience is tired which would restrict their receptiveness, overwhelmed or aggravated, your message might not be not be well-received because the audience's attention span has decreased.
For Therese the Little Way began with receptiveness to God and total abandonment to and confidence in God.
YOU paint a picture of receptiveness to change not insecurity.
The men's number toward the end reveals this new emphasis, along with a receptiveness to contemporary styles such as hip hop.
Mrs Lines, 55, from Rugby, said: "The school has such a lovely atmosphere and children here have such a receptiveness to learning.

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