Difference between Amenable and Responsive

What is the difference between Amenable and Responsive?

Amenable as an adjective is willing to respond to persuasion or suggestions. while Responsive as an adjective is answering, replying or responding.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Willing to respond to persuasion or suggestions. Willing to comply with; agreeable.

Example sentence: Language is one component of the human cognitive capacity which happens to be fairly amenable to enquiry. So we know a good deal about that.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Answering, replying or responding.Able to receive and respond to external stimuli.Using antiphons; antiphonal.Susceptible to the feelings of others.

Example sentence: In many... cases, of course, the Arab Spring has brought about instability rather than greater stability. And rather than bringing about government that is more representative and more responsive to the people, you're seeing, frankly, the opposite, or you're seeing all-out war.

We hope you now know whether to use Amenable or Responsive in your sentence.

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