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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent adj. - Referring back to itself; Without volition or conscious control.

Usage examples (35)
  • Startled, horrified, bewildered, her mind sang out in reflexive misery.
  • We know certainly know your perceptions, which appear to be based in reflexive emotion and bias, but not rational analysis.
  • So reflexive is the role of the intellectual as negator, so free from accountability, that the very meaning of dissent has been obscured.
  • Reduction then may be defined as the reflexive transitive closure of one-step reduction. for more
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