reflexive

Meanings

Adjective

  • Referring back to the subject, or having an object equal to the subject.
  • Of a relation R on a set S, such that xRx for all members x of S (that is, the relation holds between any element of the set and itself).
  • Of or resulting from a reflex.
  • Producing immediate response, spontaneous.
  • Synonym of reflective

Noun

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Origin

  • From Medieval Latin reflexÄ«vus, from Latin reflexus.

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