Sentence Examples


  • You weren't very receptive last time.
  • We find thus three factors of a nervous mechanism present, a receptive, a conducting, and a responding part.
  • His personality was that of a well-instructed, outwardly cold, because cool and calculating man, essentially receptive, afire for only one idea: the highest possible development of the French monarchy, internally and externally, as against both the secular powers and the Church.
  • He was, indeed, too receptive of thought impressions of all kinds to be a consistent systematizer.
  • At school and at Harvard University he in nowise distinguished himself, though he was an intelligently receptive student; he became, however, proficient enough in Greek, Latin, and the more general acquirements to enable him to act for a time as a master.