irreflexive

[ ir-i-flek-siv ]
/ ˌɪr ɪˈflɛk sɪv /

adjective


Nearby words

  1. irredenta,
  2. irredentism,
  3. irredentist,
  4. irreducible,
  5. irreducible hernia,
  6. irreformable,
  7. irrefragable,
  8. irrefrangible,
  9. irrefutable,
  10. irreg.

Origin of irreflexive

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

Related formsir·re·flex·ive·ness, ir·re·flex·iv·i·ty, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for irreflexive

irreflexive

/ (ˌɪrɪˈflɛksɪv) /

adjective

logic (of a relation) failing to hold between each member of its domain and itself`… is distinct from …' is irreflexive Compare reflexive (def. 4), nonreflexive
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