What does the word receptive mean?

Usage examples for receptive

  1. Her sin and its results had destroyed her receptive power. – Barriers Burned Away by 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 by Robert Hugh Benson
  3. The girl looked up, flushed, tired, but eagerly receptive. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke