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Definition 1: capable of physically reflecting light or sound - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where reflective or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a reflective surface

(reflective is similar to ...) capable of reflecting light like a mirror

"mirrorlike surface of the lake" "a specular metal"

(reflective is similar to ...) causing reflection or having a device that reflects

"a reflecting microscope"

Definition 2: devoted to matters of the mind - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where reflective or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the reflective type

(reflective is similar to ...) appealing to or using the intellect

"satire is an intellectual weapon" "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor" "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people" "coldly intellectual" "sort of the intellectual type" "intellectual literature"

Definition 3: deeply or seriously thoughtful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where reflective or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for reflective in the sense of this definition

(reflective is similar to ...) exhibiting or characterized by careful thought

"a thoughtful paper"

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