Definition of Receptively

1. Adverb. In a receptive manner.

Partainyms: Receptive

Definition of Receptively

1. Adverb. In a receptive manner. ¹

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Definition of Receptively

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Receptively

reception center
reception desk
reception desks
reception line
reception room
receptive aphasia
receptive field
receptive language
receptively (current term)
receptor aggregation
receptor agonist
receptor downregulation
receptor mediated endocytosis
receptor potential
receptor protein
receptor protein-tyrosine kinase
receptor site

Literary usage of Receptively

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Harmonics of Evolution: The Philosophy of Individual Life, Based Upon by Florence Chance Huntley (1906)
"A distinct cleavage exists throughout this mineral kingdom, the one part being positively and the other receptively charged with the governing element of ..."

2. Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook, 1991L (1993)
"REGULATION Qualified interpreter means an interpreter who is able to interpret effectively, accurately and impartially both receptively and expressively, ..."

3. The Wings of the Dove by Henry James (1902)
"... in the art of seeing things as they were—a lesson so various and so sustained that the pupil had, as we have shown, but receptively to gape. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"A limited number of solutions appear, all of them to be receptively considered until they can be definitely disproved. The biologist, on the other hand, ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"The memory image, also as a rule, came of itself, and was receptively, passively taken; though at times there was a feeling of restless activity, ..."

6. The Life of Reason; Or, The Phases of Human Progress by George Santayana (1905)
"It would be impossible to foresee or desire a beauty which had not somehow grown up of itself and been recognised receptively. A satisfaction cannot be ..."

7. The English Journal by National Council of Teachers of English (1919)
"... the psychological moment has possibly come for student- editors to listen receptively to suggestions from English instructors for the improvement of ..."

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