assimilative assimilative

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) capable of mentally absorbing
  2. (adj) capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A name change may spell assimilative success, but Stein recognizes that it also contains a rueful hint of cultural extinction.
  2. His mastery of English contains elements of a quasi alien's act of assimilative will, an acute tuning of the ear to the language of success and survival.
  3. Laski's book is a jeweled affair, packed with all the learned rag, tag, and bobtail that has become embedded in a remarkably assimilative mind.

Quotes

  • "Zakaria argues that it is this non-doctrinaire character that gives Hinduism its absorptive and assimilative power. I hold that it is this Hindu ethos that accounts for the success of both democracy as well as secularism in India," Advani said.
    on Apr 11, 2010 By: LK Advani Source: Daily News & Analysis

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