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Synonyms for reflective
rɪˈflɛk tɪvre·flec·tive

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  1. brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminativeadjective

    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. reflectiveadjective

    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. reflectiveadjective

    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. reflectiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    reflecting, reflexive

  2. reflectiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    thoughtful, musing, deliberating, pondering, cogitating

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How to use reflective in a sentence?

  1. Nikki Haley:

    We have many good law enforcement officers in the field. What happened in this case is not acceptable in South Carolina, nor is it reflective of our values or of the way most of our law enforcement officials act, this is a sad time for everyone in South Carolina, and I urge everyone to work together to help our community heal.

  2. Eric Trump:

    I dont think its reflective of parties.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    Everybody has a belief that we should control our borders, but to make these extraordinarily kind of ugly comments is not reflective of the Republican Party. Trump is wrong on this.

  4. Jacey Jetton:

    Even if it's a Republican district, they still go through a Republican primary, and so the incumbent is not necessarily safe just because their district is still reflective of their party affiliation.

  5. James Gangwisch:

    The results from the present study are unlikely to be fully reflective of what may occur in persons who are older, overweight or obese, or have other potent risk factors for diabetes.


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