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Synonyms for reflex
ˈri flɛks; rɪˈflɛksre·flex

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  1. reflexadjective

    Synonyms:
    re-entrant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reactionadjective

    an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus

    Synonyms:
    reflex action, reflex response, physiological reaction, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, instinctive reflex, innate reflex

    Antonyms:
    voluntary

  2. automatic, reflex(a), reflexiveadjective

    without volition or conscious control

    "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive"

    Antonyms:
    voluntary

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reflexadjective

    Synonyms:
    retroactive

  2. reflexadjective

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) reflected, bent back

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How to use reflex in a sentence?

  1. Tim Soutphommasane:

    Obviously that's no longer in place, but the sentiment remains there under the surface. There remains a strong reflex of closing down our borders to any perceived threat.

  2. Obdulia Sanchez:

    Trust me, it’s like a reflex, everybody does it. Everybody does. They take Snapchats. Why not? People take video of them in cars like all the time.

  3. Scott Caulfield:

    Jumping falls into a type of exercise we call plyometrics, these exercises involve quicker, shorter motions that stimulate the stretch reflex. That reflex is responsible for explosive movement, like an outfielder reacting to a fly ball.

  4. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Who wears the skin of the predator has no predator reflex. (Qui porte la peau du prédateur - N'a pas réflexe de prédateur.)

  5. Jonathan Guilmette:

    I don’t know what was his intention, it is really hard to judge what’s the intention. I don’t know if he tried to grab the skates or if he is just trying to hold onto something like a reflex – there are so many hands all over in our sport. That was a reflex thing more than trying to trip over someone else.

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