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irreflexive

[ ir-i-flek-siv ]

adjective

  1. not reflexive.


irreflexive

/ ˌɪrɪˈflɛksɪv /

adjective

  1. logic (of a relation) failing to hold between each member of its domain and itself Compare reflexive nonreflexive

    `… is distinct from …' is irreflexive



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Other Words From

  • irre·flexive·ness irre·flex·ivi·ty noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of irreflexive1

First recorded in 1885–90; ir- 2 + reflexive

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