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.
And although we have seen a heightened receptiveness of institutions to entertain construction deals, their willingness to book credits continues to be determined by stringent underwriting criteria, rather than on spreads.
If I come to these images with no particular expectation or desire, though, and with the utmost openness and receptiveness, then I find myself able to take great pleasure in their inexhaustible vacuity.
Rather than a stimulus for introspection, Zenobia is a patient guide to receptiveness (Breton's "disponibilite" of L'amour fou), a receptiveness to others and to the exterior world.
Nonetheless, as a significant addition to the study of opinion - simply highlighting foreign affairs - Stone's work should make an impact on the field, even though the latter's receptiveness to his comprehensive view is likely to be limited.
This receptiveness, however, was short-lived as expectations of an economic slowdown were first reflected in the decline in the Dow and S&P 500 during late July.
'The young players have their ups and downs but their attitudes, their receptiveness and eagerness to learn and improve have been very great so we're happy with our young guys,' Arespacochaga told reporters.
The company had previously expressed its receptiveness to entertaining offers for the sale of ITM at this price level.
"The mechanisms that create immune receptiveness for pregnancy could be somehow lacking in couples susceptible to pregnancy failures," Ms Robertson explained.
Since alpha activity is associated with both wakefulness and receptiveness to sensory signals, the researchers hypothesized that it also could indicate a sleeper's sensitivity to environmental stimuli.
YOU paint a picture of receptiveness to change not insecurity.

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