What does reflective mean?

Definitions for reflective
rɪˈflɛk tɪvre·flec·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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";

  2. reflective(adj)

    capable of physically reflecting light or sound

    "a reflective surface"

  3. reflective(adj)

    devoted to matters of the mind

    "the reflective type"

Wiktionary

  1. reflective(Adjective)

    Something which reflects, or redirects back to the source.

  2. reflective(Adjective)

    Thinking back on the past.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reflective(adj)

    throwing back images; as, a reflective mirror

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rflectif. Cf. Reflexive.]

  2. Reflective(adj)

    capable of exercising thought or judgment; as, reflective reason

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rflectif. Cf. Reflexive.]

  3. Reflective(adj)

    addicted to introspective or meditative habits; as, a reflective person

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rflectif. Cf. Reflexive.]

  4. Reflective(adj)

    reflexive; reciprocal

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rflectif. Cf. Reflexive.]

Editors Contribution

  1. reflective

    Able to reflect light.

    Reflective clothing is a good idea to wear when you are walking at night.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reflective in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reflective in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of reflective in a Sentence

  1. Miami Marlins:

    Mr. Schnatter’s derogatory and insensitive comments are not at all reflective of the values of our organization.

  2. Angus Nicholson:

    We haven't seen a sharp selloff as one might have expected and partly this is reflective of just how oversold levels are at the moment in the market and people were just looking for a bounce, but I do think as we slowly digest (the Chinese data), perhaps a bit of selling might come into the market in the afternoon.

  3. Jimmy Smits:

    The show on a larger level has a diversity, not only in the writer's room -- which we really lobbied for -- but in terms of our cast, that's more reflective of what this country is, we're going to be dealing with those kinds of things with a very dynamic, versatile, diverse cast. So I'm all for that.

  4. Tony Perkins:

    I think he has to explain this, as he is pursuing the presidency, what he has to make clear is that the board positions should not be reflective of his public policy.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Steampunk socialization of personality is a carefully controlled animatronics of logic in the human psyche, in which a cyberpunk of another’s imagination is formed. 2. To understand yourself, you just need to put a small doll in the form of a clown on your hand so as not to go crazy, and on your second hand a toy sock, do not give them alternative personalities, but make them an extension of your soul to see yourself from the outside and listen to yourself. Your alternative personalities will help you understand yourself, but do not allow personalities to multiply by budding. 3. The same life every time in a new birth, the same dream, you either become a philosopher or find yourself insane, maybe we are ghosts locked in their time and everything repeats and we are holograms of memories of us, but in any case, you in a temporary trap where you need to learn one lesson: life without sins. Oblivion here is a dead loop of memory that gives a chance to rethink everything that was in your life, erasing memory as an anesthetic and antidepressant of the psyche, but oblivion prevents you from understanding a cruel joke about yourself. 4. The aphorism of philosophy is one of the many computer codes that turns into the algorithm of power over you in the subconscious. Starting to think in your own way, you disconnect from the network of global thinking and you are considered a defective crazy person whose logic algorithms whose name is deactivated are deactivated. 5. Better than money, only their lifelong dreams govern people. 6. Awareness of the name of his will and the interaction of the race of vision, a sincere world without selfishness. The reality of humanity will finally be included in the network and telephone communications of empathy. 7. The human world is a magnificent shadow theater, which demonstrates a truly brutal show. 8. Self-hypnosis stickers peel off from your brain over time. 9. The philosophy of good and light is an acupuncture of thinking, wellness acupuncture, the direction of the flow of worldview. 10. Silence makes you dumb, vulnerable and so brilliant. 11. Sleepy paralysis of laziness in the psyche of people is parasitized by fear. Whereas dreams are the levitation of the body in reality while the person is sleeping. 12. Life is like a children's dollhouse of a princess, where the whole machine form of zombies of life is visible in the palm of your hand, in this house and home and work, you are not asked for permission, you only have the inevitability and the schedule of the intended, vicious circle of the law of meanness, repeating deja vu dream samsara’s wheels like a hamster’s wheel is like a treadmill in the gym, you run to your goals, but you run on the spot. You hold your figure, that is, your body as a voodoo doll of self-deception. There is also a secret room where disputes with oneself do not cease, there are such rooms as reality, dreams, dreams. All life is a children's toy of higher powers, it is very similar to a hamster cage with pipes of illusions, it is a karmic cage of ironic humor about materialism. All this was created to understand a person, it is impossible to understand that until the end, because it will forever change depending on new and new accidents. 13. Any industry is a gas burner of angry motivation of the authorities. 14. Will is a shotgun as a very fantastic cosmo-blaster made of beautiful carved snow-white bones with an open jaw on the skull at the end. Weapons shooting energy of the spirit. 15. In this great crush of egoism, a lot of people die. 16. Reflective neurons are reflected from the neurons of other people. When approaching danger, it’s like glowing warning road signs of fear, in the pitch darkness of self-deception. All this is an empathy of fear, that very feeling when the feeling of true friendship, love, empathy in the claws of danger intensifies. 17. The pain of awareness, as if shot from a shotgun to the knee, you feel the infernal pain of insight, you feel the bloody taste of truth in your mouth. You can shout out all fear, but you will never be able to sober up from it to the end because fear is like saliva in your mouth. You are surrounded by a sound bomb, a lethal dose of the sound of laughter of the indifference of reality that will blow up the universe of mankind, you will only have a skeleton that will someday turn into a stone of eternal memory, flesh will grow flowers, and your spirit will turn into memoirs of planet earth. 18. The gloom of loneliness will give either holiness or madness. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

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