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Definition of "receptivity" [rec•ep•tiv•i•ty]

  • The state of being receptive (noun)
  • The extent to which something is receptive (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "receptivity" in a sentence
  • "The husband's yang should ebb while the yang of his wife and the midwife surged, and the knightly husband was expected to cultivate his yin receptivity and retire from the spotlight."
  • "Do you think he would accept larger, continent-wide differences in receptivity?"
  • "Since they will not understand, they shall not understand. prophesying ... not for them that believe not, but ... believe -- that is, prophesying has no effect on them that are radically and obstinately like Israel (Isa 28: 11, 12), unbelievers, but on them that are either in receptivity or in fact believers; it makes believers of those not wilfully unbelievers (1Co 14: 24, 25; Ro 10: 17), and spiritually nourishes those that already believe."