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Definition of Receptive

Receptive

  1. Having the quality of receiving; able or inclined to take in, absorb, hold, or contain; receiving or containing; as, a receptive mind.

Receptive Quotations

Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and another hand reaches out to take up our arms.
Che Guevara

Seeking means: to have a goal; but finding means: to be free, to be receptive, to have no goal.
Herman Hesse

Your humble critic confesses that he has been wrestling with 'weight issues' since leaving college lo these, uh, several years ago, so it's hard to be receptive to the moralistic scolding and patronizing encouragement offered endlessly by the allegedly well-meaning.
Tom Shales

Through some combination of culture and biology, our minds are intuitively receptive to religion.
Daniel Kahneman

Children are extremely perceptive and absorb what goes on around them long before they can talk or even comprehend language. They are like finely tuned receivers that pick up much more than is merely said. They are receptive and attuned to every mood, feeling, and change that goes on in people around them.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
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Receptive Translations

receptive in Italian is sensitivo
receptive in Spanish is receptivo

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