One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Ready to accept something without resistance; receptive.
open-minded, ready to consider new ideas, willing to consider new ideas, open to new ideas, open to suggestions, open, responsive, amenable, sympathetic, well disposed, interested, attuned, flexible, willing, favourable, approachable, accessible, friendly, welcomingView synonyms
- ‘Not that he was calmly acceptive of the decline and death that would inevitably follow.’
- ‘They were reverently acceptive of every Victorian formula.’
- ‘These countries were recently added to the European Union, which generally has been very acceptive of equal rights for LGBT folks.’
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