Definition of "reflexivity" [reflexivity]

  • The condition or state of being reflexive. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "reflexivity" in a sentence
  • "And even that most notorious technique of postmodernism, self-reflexivity, is really as much a way of poking fun at the pretentions of fiction writers, their claims to adequately represent the world of experience in a direct and unmediated way, as it is to frustrate the expectations of unwary readers."
  • "One of Soros's points is that the behavior in markets he defines as reflexivity adds a fundamental indeterminacy to economic events, which makes prediction very tricky."
  • "Since 1944 he has believed in what he calls "reflexivity" - the idea that people base their decisions on their own perception of a situation rather than on the reality."