brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative(adj)
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";
capable of physically reflecting light or sound
"a reflective surface"
devoted to matters of the mind
"the reflective type"
Something which reflects, or redirects back to the source.
Thinking back on the past.
throwing back images; as, a reflective mirror
capable of exercising thought or judgment; as, reflective reason
addicted to introspective or meditative habits; as, a reflective person
Origin: [Cf. F. rflectif. Cf. Reflexive.]
The numerical value of reflective in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of reflective in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Happiness is reflective, like the light of heaven.
I don't like when clothes wear a woman, the woman I've made a dress for this year knows that, so hopefully it's reflective of her character, her personality.
It’s always very eye-opening when patients show you what they’re doing with their inhalers because many times they’re using them subtly incorrectly, so this is a study that is very reflective of real life.
We fundamentally disagree with the direction of the president's policy proposal, and instead we want to make 529 college savings plans more consumer-friendly and reflective of the realities faced by students today.
Initially people were saying the fall in oil could be a positive because it could be a boost for global growth. Whereas now... people are saying that the continued fall in oil is reflective of weak consumption in the first place and if so, that is negative for commodities.
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