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1. reflex

noun. ['ˈriːflɛks'] an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus.

Synonyms

  • farting
  • sneeze
  • plantar reflex
  • sneezing
  • reaction
  • start
  • nictation
  • reflex action
  • light reflex
  • electric shock
  • micturition reflex
  • shake
  • puking
  • mydriasis
  • sternutation
  • pupillary reflex
  • inborn reflex
  • physiological reaction
  • disgorgement
  • reflex response
  • startle
  • belching
  • suckling reflex
  • patellar reflex
  • electrical shock
  • goose bump
  • eructation
  • hiccup
  • shock
  • goose pimple
  • blinking
  • wink
  • flush
  • jump
  • unconditioned reflex
  • belch
  • eye blink
  • tremble
  • myosis
  • rectal reflex
  • nictitation
  • breaking wind
  • regurgitation
  • oscitance
  • instinctive reflex
  • gag reflex
  • goose skin
  • rooting reflex
  • horripilation
  • yawn
  • vomit
  • goosebump
  • accommodation reflex
  • blush
  • gooseflesh
  • myotactic reflex
  • knee-jerk reflex
  • Babinski reflex
  • vomiting
  • innate reflex
  • hiccough
  • yawning
  • defecation reflex
  • stretch reflex
  • Babinski sign
  • oscitancy
  • knee jerk
  • gulping
  • emesis
  • pilomotor reflex
  • flatus
  • wind
  • shiver
  • miosis
  • gulp
  • Babinski
  • singultus
  • fart
  • winking
  • pharyngeal reflex
  • response
  • burping
  • burp

Antonyms

  • ending
  • middle
  • death
  • arrive

Etymology

  • reflexus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Reflex

  • abex
  • albunex
  • alpex
  • ashtec's
  • avanex
  • cognex
  • cortex
  • culex
  • dudeck's
  • forex
  • gemex
  • genex
  • ibex
  • immunex
  • index
  • inlex
  • koscheck's
  • micrografx
  • mondex
  • moulinex

Sentences with reflex


1. Adjective
A reflex causes an immediate reaction, while reflection helps us create strategies for future encounters.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This may stimulate the gag reflex, but only very temporarily until the tube is out.

Quotes about reflex


1. It's a reflex. Hear a bell, get food. See an undead, throw a knife. Same thing, really.
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

2. Lack of confidence, sometimes alternating with unrealistic dreams of heroic success, often leads to procrastination, and many studies suggest that procrastinators are self-handicappers: rather than risk failure, they prefer to create conditions that make success impossible, a reflex that of course creates a vicious cycle.
- James Surowiecki

2. reflex

adjective. ['ˈriːflɛks'] without volition or conscious control.

Synonyms

  • involuntary
  • automatic

Antonyms

  • inhale
  • deactivation
  • finish

Etymology

  • reflexus (Latin)
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