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recipience

or recipiency

[ri-sip-ee-uh ns] /rɪˈsɪp i əns/
noun
1.
the act of receiving; reception.
2.
the state or quality of being receptive; receptiveness.
Origin of recipience
1880-1885
1880-85; recipi(ent) + -ence
Related forms
nonrecipience, noun
nonrecipiency, noun
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  • An understanding proportionate to thine, that is, a recipiency at least of thine:­2.

  • But humility is not all; Uriah Heep had that and still was a most undesirable person, and so she must read on, all recipiency.

British Dictionary definitions for recipiency

recipience

/rɪˈsɪpɪəns/
noun
1.
the act of receiving
2.
the quality of being receptive; receptiveness
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