Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Ready to receive.

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Usage examples "receptive":

  1. Her sin and its results had destroyed her receptive power. - "Barriers Burned Away", E. P. Roe.
  2. Mere mental cures, therefore, do not come under the range of authorized miracle at all- though, of course, in many cases where there has been little or no suggestion, or where the temperament is not receptive, practically speaking, the miraculous element is most probably present. - "Dawn of All", Robert Hugh Benson.
  3. The girl looked up, flushed, tired, but eagerly receptive. - "The Power and the Glory", Grace MacGowan Cooke.