HyperDic: reflective

English > 3 senses of the word reflective:
ADJECTIVEallreflective, brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, ruminativedeeply or seriously thoughtful
allreflectivecapable of physically reflecting light or sound
allreflectivedevoted to matters of the mind
reflective > pronunciation
Soundsrihfleh'ktihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > reflective: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningDeeply or seriously thoughtful.
Synonymsbrooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, ruminative
BroaderthoughtfulExhibiting or characterized by careful thought
Spanishcontemplativo, meditativo, pensativo
Catalanpensatiu
Nounsreflectivitythe capability of quiet thought or contemplation
Adverbsreflectivelyin a reflective manner
Verbsreflectreflect deeply on a subject / subject
English > reflective: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcapable of physically reflecting light or sound.
Example"a reflective surface"
Narrowermirrorlike, specularcapable of reflecting light like a mirror
reflectingCausing reflection or having a device that reflects
Oppositenonreflective, nonreflectingnot capable of physical reflection
Spanishreflectante
Catalanreflector
Nounsreflectivitythe ability to reflect beams or rays
Verbsreflectbe bright by reflecting or casting light
English > reflective: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningdevoted to matters of the mind.
Example"the reflective type"
Broaderintellectualappealing to or using the intellect
Spanishmeditabundo, pensativo
Nounsreflectivitythe capability of quiet thought or contemplation
Verbsreflectreflect deeply on a subject / subject

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