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Synonyms of reflexive

Noun


1. reflexive pronoun, reflexive, personal pronoun

usage: a personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent

Adjective


1. automatic, reflex(prenominal), reflexive, involuntary (vs. voluntary)

usage: without volition or conscious control; "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive"

2. reflexive, self-referent, backward (vs. forward)

usage: referring back to itself

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