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re·flec·tive

 (rĭ-flĕk′tĭv)
adj.
1.
a. Of, relating to, produced by, or resulting from reflection.
b. Capable of or producing reflection: a reflective surface.
2. Characterized by or given to serious thinking or contemplation; thoughtful. See Synonyms at pensive.

re·flec′tive·ly adv.
re·flec′tive·ness n.

reflective

(rɪˈflɛktɪv)
adj
1. characterized by quiet thought or contemplation
2. capable of reflecting: a reflective surface.
3. produced by reflection
reˈflectively adv

re•flec•tive

(rɪˈflɛk tɪv)

adj.
1. capable of reflecting.
2. of or pertaining to reflection.
3. cast by reflection.
4. given to or marked by meditation; thoughtful.
[1620–30]
re•flec′tive•ly, adv.
re•flec′tive•ness, re•flec•tiv•i•ty (ˌri flɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti) n.
syn: See pensive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reflective - deeply or seriously thoughtful; "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";
thoughtful - exhibiting or characterized by careful thought; "a thoughtful paper"
2.reflective - capable of physically reflecting light or sound; "a reflective surface"
nonreflecting, nonreflective - not capable of physical reflection
3.reflective - devoted to matters of the mind; "the reflective type"
intellectual - appealing to or using the intellect; "satire is an intellectual weapon"; "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"; "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"; "coldly intellectual"; "sort of the intellectual type"; "intellectual literature"

reflective

reflective

adjective
Of, characterized by, or disposed to thought:
Idiom: in a brown study.
Translations
تَفْكيري، تأمُّليعاكِس
hloubavýodrazový
eftertænksom
íhugullsem endurkastar

reflective

[rɪˈflektɪv] ADJ
1. [surface] → brillante, lustroso
2. (= meditative) → pensativo, reflexivo
3. to be reflective ofreflejar

reflective

[rɪˈflɛktɪv] adj
(= contemplative) [person, mood] → méditatif/ive
to be reflective of sth (= reveal) → refléter qch
[surface, pool] → réfléchissant(e)

reflective

adj
faculty, powersder Reflexion; personnachdenklich; expressionnachdenklich, grübelnd; to be in a reflective moodin einer nachdenklichen Stimmung sein
(Phys etc) surfacereflektierend, spiegelnd; lightreflektiert; clothingreflektierend
(Gram) = reflexive
to be reflective of something (form, = in tune with) → sich in Übereinstimmung mit etw befinden

reflective

[riˌflektɪv] adj
a. (pensive) → pensoso/a
b. (indicative) to be reflective of (frm) → riflettere
c. (light, surface) → riflettente
d. (jacket, belt) → lucido/a

reflect

(rəˈflekt) verb
1. to send back (light, heat etc). The white sand reflected the sun's heat.
2. (of a mirror etc) to give an image of. She was reflected in the mirror/water.
3. to think carefully. Give him a minute to reflect (on what he should do).
reˈflecting adjective
able to reflect (light etc). a reflecting surface.
reflection, reflexion (rəˈflekʃən) noun
She looked at her reflection in the water; After reflection I felt I had made the wrong decision; The book is called `Reflections of a Politician'.
reˈflective (-tiv) adjective
1. thoughtful. a reflective mood.
2. reflecting. Reflective number-plates.
reˈflectively adverb
reˈflector noun
something, especially of glass or metal, that reflects light, heat etc.
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