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reflexive   
      

It Has 9 letters ( r e f l e x i v e )         4 vowels ( e e i e )         5 consonants ( r f l x v )         Word on the contrary evixelfer

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Medieval Latin _reflexivus_, from Latin _reflexus_.

From Medieval Latin reflexivus, from Latin reflexus.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

REFLEXIVE (_not comparable_) * (grammar) Referring back to the subject, or having an object equal to the subject. * (set theory) 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). _"Equals" is a REFLEXIVE relation._ * Of or resulting from a reflex. _The electric shock elicited an automatic and REFLEXIVE response from him._ * (figuratively) Producing immediate response, spontaneous. _a REFLEXIVE dislike_ ANTONYMS * non-reflexive, nonreflexive DERIVED TERMS * reflexive verb * reflexive pronoun RELATED TERMS * symmetric * transitive * irreflexive TRANSLATIONS

reflexive (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) Referring back to the subject, or having an object equal to the subject.
  2. (set theory) 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).
    "Equals" is a reflexive relation.
  3. Of or resulting from a reflex.
    The electric shock elicited an automatic and reflexive response from him.
  4. (figuratively) Producing immediate response, spontaneous.
    a reflexive dislike

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

REFLEXIVE (_plural_ REFLEXIVES) * A reflexive pronoun.

reflexive (plural reflexives)

  1. A reflexive pronoun.

Which the in categoryGERMAN - ADJECTIVE
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German - Adjective

REFLEXIVE * inflected form of _reflexiv_

reflexive

  1. inflected form of reflexiv

Which the in categoryLATIN - ADJECTIVE
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Latin - Adjective

REFLEXIVE * vocative masculine singular of _reflexivus_

reflexive

  1. vocative masculine singular of reflexivus

Which the in categoryLATIN - ADVERB
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Latin - Adverb

REFLEXIVE (_not comparable_) * reflexively

reflexive (not comparable)

  1. reflexively


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