Once Obama had to grapple with two wars, a crippled economy and reflexive Republican opposition, he had no place to go but down.
His reflexive impulse in the moments after the blast had been to stand even though he had lost both his legs.
So I now have this sort of reflexive flinch when the jobs report comes out, as I half-expect a big blow to fall.
In recent Republican congressional primaries, the rank-and-file has voted “no” to reflexive interventionism.
But the passions of our present politics seem based more on reflexive partisanship.
You can readily distinguish between the reflexive and the emphatic use.
And reflexive: con him land geare, knows the land well, 2063; pl.
A S ni negative; Dak ni prefix in nicha none and base of negative words in shni not combined with reflexive sa.
Farrell could not have said, later, whether his next move was planned or reflexive.
The termination uba is that of the third person of reflexive verbs.
1580s, "reflective, capable of bending or turning back," from Medieval Latin reflexivus, from Late Latin reflexus (see reflect). Meaning "of the nature of a reflex" is from 1839 (implied in reflexively). Grammatical sense from 1837. Related: Reflexiveness; reflexivity.
Of or relating to a mathematical or logical relation such that, for any given element, that element has the given relation to itself. Equality in mathematics is a reflexive relation, since a = a for all a, whereas the relation of being 'less than' is not, since it is not true that a < a for any a.