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Synonyms for reflective
rɪˈflɛk tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative(adj)

    deeply or seriously thoughtful

    "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";

    Synonyms:
    contemplative, meditative, brooding, pensive, wistful, broody, ruminative, musing, pondering

    Antonyms:
    nonintellectual, nonreflective, echoless, thoughtless, nonreflecting

  2. reflective(adj)

    capable of physically reflecting light or sound

    "a reflective surface"

    Synonyms:
    contemplative, meditative, brooding, pensive, broody, ruminative, musing, pondering

    Antonyms:
    nonreflecting, thoughtless, nonreflective, echoless, nonintellectual

  3. reflective(adj)

    devoted to matters of the mind

    "the reflective type"

    Synonyms:
    contemplative, meditative, brooding, pensive, broody, ruminative, musing, pondering

    Antonyms:
    nonintellectual, nonreflecting, nonreflective, thoughtless, echoless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reflective(a.)

    Synonyms:
    reflecting, reflexive

  2. reflective(a.)

    Synonyms:
    thoughtful, musing, deliberating, pondering, cogitating

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How to use reflective in a sentence?

  1. Julie Burton:

    If more women were hired as writers, directors, editors, producers, and especially as creators and executive producers, the talent pool for nominations would be more reflective of the overall population and audience.

  2. Lynn Jenkins:

    We fundamentally disagree with the direction of the president's policy proposal, and instead we want to make 529 college savings plans more consumer-friendly and reflective of the realities faced by students today.

  3. Jimmy Smits:

    The show on a larger level has a diversity, not only in the writer's room -- which we really lobbied for -- but in terms of our cast, that's more reflective of what this country is, we're going to be dealing with those kinds of things with a very dynamic, versatile, diverse cast. So I'm all for that.

  4. Mi Familia:

    This is what happens we have a more inclusive democracy, a democracy that is more reflective of the tapestry of our community, we know that when we do the work the community turns out in historical numbers.

  5. Matt Kaufler:

    The net enthusiasm in the market is reflective of hopes that the Greek crisis is going to be resolved here shortly.

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