"reflexive" in the noun sense
1. reflexive pronoun, reflexive
a personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent
"reflexive" in the adjective sense
1. automatic, reflex, reflexive
without volition or conscious control
"the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"
"a reflex knee jerk"
"sneezing is reflexive"
2. reflexive, self-referent
referring back to itself
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