1. inclined to accept rather than reject

she was seldom acceptive of my suggestions

Ant: ↑rejective
Similar to: ↑accepting
Derivationally related forms: ↑accept
2. accepting willingly

acceptive of every new idea


an acceptant type of mind

Syn: ↑acceptant
Similar to: ↑receptive, ↑open
Derivationally related forms: ↑accept (for: ↑acceptant), ↑acceptance (for: ↑acceptant), ↑accept

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