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synonyms for assimilative

  • absorptive
  • assimilating
  • assimilatory
  • bibulous
  • permeable
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How to use assimilative in a sentence

I refer to the assimilative fusion of psychical elements of differing origins.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
They appear to have been more ferocious and less assimilative than the other conquering tribes.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Fat is only surplus tissue—the amount manufactured by the assimilative system over and above the needs of the body.
HOW TO ANALYZE PEOPLE ON SIGHTELSIE LINCOLN BENEDICT AND RALPH PAINE BENEDICT
The fatal assimilative power of the Jew is revealed nowhere in music more sheerly than in the style of Mahler.
MUSICAL PORTRAITSPAUL ROSENFELD
In Perugino the brilliant but most assimilative young student found just the master he needed.
PERUGINOSELWYN BRINTON
But it is, as I have said, a chief glory of Christianity that it possesses this assimilative power.
THE CHURCH AND MODERN LIFEWASHINGTON GLADDEN
His feeling is his own; but his genius seems to be rather assimilative than strictly creative.
PERSONALITY IN LITERATUREROLFE ARNOLD SCOTT-JAMES
The desert birds are still more remarkably protected by their assimilative hues.
LITTLE MASTERPIECES OF SCIENCE:VARIOUS
The assimilative force of the American public school is eloquent testimony to the efficacy of the common and balanced appeal.
DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATIONJOHN DEWEY
In literature, more swiftly assimilative and interpretative of the airy inrush, the signs were thickly bewildering.
THE PROMISE OF AIRALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO ASSIMILATIVE

  • assimilative
  • bibulous
  • penetrable
  • permeable
  • spongy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.