receptivity


receptivity

adjective

  1. having the quality of receiving, taking in, or admitting.
  2. able or quick to receive knowledge, ideas, etc.: a receptive mind.
  3. willing or inclined to receive suggestions, offers, etc., with favor: a receptive listener.
  4. of or relating to reception or receptors: a receptive end organ.
  5. (in language learning) of or relating to the language skills of listening and reading (opposed to productive).

adjective

  1. able to apprehend quickly
  2. tending to receive new ideas or suggestions favourably
  3. able to hold or receive
adj.

1540s, from Medieval Latin receptivus, from Latin recipere (see receive). Related: Receptivity.

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