from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or quality of being adaptive; capacity to adapt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being adaptive; capacity to adapt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being adaptive; capability of making or becoming fit or suitable.
Nor can I regard myself as an exception, since, owing to a certain kind of adaptiveness in me, a sense of being at home wherever grass grows, I am in a way a native too.
The advantage of network organizations is their adaptiveness and capacity to innovate when faced with change and uncertainty. . .
Diversity and adaptiveness generate viability and resilience - of the capitalist system as a whole.
Humans are humans, and modern humans, regardless of their inventiveness and adaptiveness, are not all that different from when they moved from the Eastern African plains.
He attributes American resilience and adaptiveness to our inventive, entrepreneurial culture, a welcoming immigration policy and first-rate system of higher education.
To advocates of the counterinsurgency strategy that General Odierno has, in part, come to symbolize, the learning curve might highlight the military's adaptiveness.
Once men came from Earth to test their strength and adaptiveness on a harsh new world - now the progress of mankind had passed Mars by, and she had become a second-class planet, her Mars-born humans only dead-end mutations.
We\'re about to see whether he has the perceptiveness, the creativity, and the adaptiveness to come up with a new way of fighting his enemies, suited to the new realities. '
This case study focuses on the adaptability (or adaptiveness) of the traditional Inuit economy in Nunavut in a (presumed) time of climate-induced ecological instability.
Inuit, whether Nunavummiut, Alaskan, or Kalaallit, have shown adaptiveness in the face of the incredibly rapid change in their cultural environment as they have passed through successive stages of colonization in just six or seven decades.
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