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Definition of "reflective" []

  • Of, relating to, produced by, or resulting from reflection. (adjective)
  • Capable of or producing reflection: a reflective surface. (adjective)
  • Characterized by or given to meditation or contemplation; thoughtful. See Synonyms at pensive. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reflective" in a sentence
  • "Invitations for the event, which marks Hurwitz's completion of the same course of training and examination as male Orthodox rabbinical students, say it is a "conferral ceremony" at which Hurwitz will receive "a new title reflective of her religious and spiritual role.""
  • "It's part of a well written article that shows the power of aesthetics in creating what I call reflective meaning, the ability to has an awareness or poise which leads to action."
  • "Given the aspect of rationalist study entailed in reflective realism, the subset of “literary” fiction described above might be described as academic fiction."