Antonyms of adj receptive

4 senses of receptive

Sense 1
receptive -- (open to arguments, ideas, or change; "receptive to reason and the logic of facts")

INDIRECT (VIA pervious) -> impervious, imperviable -- (not admitting of passage or capable of being affected; "a material impervious to water"; "someone impervious to argument")

Sense 2
receptive (vs. unreceptive), open -- (ready or willing to receive favorably; "receptive to the proposals")

unreceptive (vs. receptive) -- (not receptive)
        => closed, unsympathetic -- (not having an open mind; "a closed mind unreceptive to new ideas")

Sense 3
centripetal, receptive, sensory (prenominal) -- (of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; "sensory neurons")

INDIRECT (VIA afferent) -> efferent, motorial -- (of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS; "efferent nerves and impulses")

Sense 4
receptive -- (able to absorb liquid (not repellent); "the paper is ink-receptive")

INDIRECT (VIA absorbent) -> nonabsorbent, nonabsorptive -- (not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids))

Similarity of adj receptive

4 senses of receptive

Sense 1
receptive -- (open to arguments, ideas, or change; "receptive to reason and the logic of facts")
       => pervious (vs. impervious) -- (admitting of passage or entrance; "pervious soil"; "a metal pervious to heat")

Sense 2
receptive (vs. unreceptive), open -- (ready or willing to receive favorably; "receptive to the proposals")
       => acceptive, acceptant -- (accepting willingly; "acceptive of every new idea"; "an acceptant type of mind")
       => admissive -- (characterized by or allowing admission; "an Elizabethan tragedy admissive of comic scenes")
       => assimilative -- (capable of mentally absorbing ; "assimilative processes", "assimilative capacity of the human mind")
       => hospitable -- (having an open mind; "hospitable to new ideas"; "open to suggestions")

Sense 3
centripetal, receptive, sensory (prenominal) -- (of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; "sensory neurons")
       => afferent (vs. efferent) -- (of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS; "afferent nerves"; "afferent impulses")

Sense 4
receptive -- (able to absorb liquid (not repellent); "the paper is ink-receptive")
       => absorbent (vs. nonabsorbent), absorptive -- (having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.); "as absorbent as a sponge")

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