Definition of Receptiveness

1. Noun. Willingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas). "Their receptivity to the proposal"

Exact synonyms: Openness, Receptivity
Generic synonyms: Willingness
Derivative terms: Open, Open, Receptive, Receptive, Receptive, Receptive

Definition of Receptiveness

1. n. The quality of being receptive.

Definition of Receptiveness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being receptive. ¹

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Definition of Receptiveness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Receptiveness

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

Literary usage of Receptiveness

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

1. The Use of Motives in Teaching Morals and Religion by Thomas Walton Galloway (1917)
"Peculiar value of receptiveness in moral and religious education. If it is true that the child must really be open and receptive in order to get the ..."

2. On Professional Education, with Special Reference to Medicine: An Address by Thomas Clifford Allbutt (1906)
"... he is apt to dismiss this subject from his mind: receptiveness has its limits and the ship must he lightened. This kind of education is not edifying; ..."

3. A System of Christian Doctrine by Isaak August Dorner (1882)
"But at the stage of subjectivity it seems to be otherwise with receptiveness for a vicarious life of the genus. The genus operates on the subject in the ..."

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