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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.
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·ness, re′cep·tiv′i·ty n.
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|Noun||1.||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"