susceptive

[ suh-sep-tiv ]
/ səˈsɛp tɪv /

adjective


Nearby words

  1. susanna,
  2. susanne,
  3. susceptance,
  4. susceptibility,
  5. susceptible,
  6. susceptivity,
  7. susceptor,
  8. susette,
  9. sushi,
  10. susian

Origin of susceptive

1545–55; < Late Latin susceptīvus, equivalent to suscept(us) (see susceptible) + -īvus -ive

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British Dictionary definitions for susceptivity

susceptive

/ (səˈsɛptɪv) /

adjective

another word for receptive
a variant of susceptible
Derived Formssusceptivity (ˌsʌsɛpˈtɪvɪtɪ) or susceptiveness, noun

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Word Origin and History for susceptivity

susceptive

adj.

mid-16c., from Medieval Latin susceptivus, from suscept-, stem of suscipere (see susceptible). Related: Susceptively; susceptiveness.

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