/səˈsɛptɪv/ (say suh'septiv)

1. receptive.
2. susceptible.
susceptivity /ˌsʌsɛpˈtɪvəti/ (say .susep'tivuhtee)
susceptiveness, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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  • Susceptive — Sus*cep tive, a. Susceptible. I. Watts. {Sus*cep tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • susceptive — index pliant, sensitive (easily affected), susceptible (responsive) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • susceptive — mid 16c., from M.L. susceptivus, from suscept , stem of suscipere (see SUSCEPTIBLE (Cf. susceptible)). Related: Susceptively; susceptiveness …   Etymology dictionary

  • susceptive — [sə sep′tiv] adj. [ML susceptivus] 1. SUSCEPTIBLE 2. RECEPTIVE susceptivity [sus΄ep tiv′ə tē] n. susceptiveness …   English World dictionary

  • susceptive — susceptivity /sus ep tiv i tee/, susceptiveness, n. /seuh sep tiv/, adj. 1. receptive. 2. susceptible. [1545 55; < LL susceptivus, equiv. to suscept(us) (see SUSCEPTIBLE) + ivus IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • susceptive — adjective a) susceptible b) receptive …   Wiktionary

  • susceptive — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Able to receive and respond to external stimuli: impressible, impressionable, responsive, sensible, sensitive, sentient, susceptible. See AWARENESS. 2. Tending to incur: liable, open, prone, subject,… …   English dictionary for students

  • susceptive — sus·cep·tive || sÉ™ septɪv adj. receptive, open, amenable; susceptible, sensitive, vulnerable, prone …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • susceptive — sus·cep·tive …   English syllables

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