Origin of reflective
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4. contemplative, thoughtful. See pensive.
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Examples from the Web for self-reflective
This is Gaza today: the self-reflective confidence of an academic conference along with the dwindling of public services.Gaza After The Dust Settled
February 19, 2013
Signification expresses the self-reflective dimension of signs.
It is present even in the interrelations of these aspects because politics is also self-reflective.
- characterized by quiet thought or contemplation
- capable of reflectinga reflective surface
- produced by reflection
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Word Origin and History for self-reflective
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- Of, relating to, produced by, or resulting from reflection.
- Capable of or producing reflection.
- Characterized by or given to meditation or contemplation; thoughtful.
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