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receptivity

[ ree-sep-tiv-i-tee ]
/ ˌri sɛpˈtɪv ɪ ti /
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noun
ability, willingness, or quickness to receive or accept ideas, requests, experiences, etc.:The realization of our educational objectives relies on the cooperation of parents, the commitment and competence of teachers, and the receptivity of students.
readiness of something to receive something else:When an embryo is ready for implantation, the procedure is carefully timed to coincide with the window of maximal receptivity in the uterus.
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Also re·cep·tive·ness [ri-sep-tiv-nis] /rɪˈsɛp tɪv nɪs/ .

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OTHER WORDS FROM receptivity

non·re·cep·tive·ness, nounnon·re·cep·tiv·i·ty, nounun·re·cep·tive·ness, nounun·re·cep·tiv·i·ty, noun
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