unreceptive


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unreceptive

(ʌnrɪˈsɛptɪv)
adj
1. not tending to receive new ideas or suggestions favourably
2. not able to apprehend quickly
3. not able to hold or receive
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unreceptive - not receptiveunreceptive - not receptive        
receptive, open - ready or willing to receive favorably; "receptive to the proposals"
Translations

unreceptive

[ˈʌnrɪˈseptɪv] ADJpoco receptivo

unreceptive

adjunempfänglich (to für); audience alsounaufgeschlossen
References in classic literature ?
Certain seeds which are required to find a nidus for themselves under unfavorable circumstances have been supplied by nature with an apparatus of hooks, so that they will get a hold on very unreceptive surfaces.
Before he left it with nearly an hour of his watch below sacrificed, he addressed himself once more to our young man who stood abreast of the mizzen rigging in an unreceptive mood expressed by silence and immobility.
The research community needs to recognize that whole segments of society today may be unreceptive to all or parts of science, Eve says.
"The wind was strong and the greens were unreceptive. I was lucky to have shot a 70," said Ababa, who won the last Philippine Golf Tour Asia event with a successful title-retention feat at Pradera Verde last January.
Ardina rebounded from a one-over 72 start with a 32-35 card as the LPGA Tour-bound shotmaker found her range and rhythm on a day the erstwhile frontrunners struggled and faded with over-par cards at the short but tricky course made more daunting by its unreceptive greens.
The main problem with the styluses were found on their mechanical buttons, which proved to be unreceptive to the sliding motion when they are being inserted into the Note 7's stylus slot.
The greens of the layout have also been unreceptive, said Zanie Boy Gialon, a leg champion this season.
Qatar, which also holds Harrods department outlet plus a major chunk in supermarket Sainsbury's, is the second largest shareholder of Xstrata with a 12% venture, whilst the other investors were also believed to be unreceptive. Since Glencore is unable to join the voting process with its individual 34% interest in Xstrata, the nonparticipation from 16.75% of stakeholders is required to obstruct the deal.
Those comments, many unreceptive to coach Ottis Gibson, led to his lengthy spell out of the team, and Gayle instead played well-paid Twenty20 tournaments in India, Zimbabwe, Australia and Bangladesh.
We managed to secure the money to fund the lease and restoration a week before the big banks pulled back their financing and became unreceptive to new businesses.
With his lies preoccupying his mind, Mark is unreceptive to Natasha's romantic overtures when she points out that they have the house to themselves - and she senses something is wrong.
Climactic set piece juxtaposes a hideously protracted re-enactment of the suicide with a leering here's-what-you-didn't-see sequence straight out of "The Usual Suspects." By that point, the pic's conclusive message about teens on the fringes of high school society are likely to fall on unreceptive ears.