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1. reflexive

adjective. ['rəˈflɛksɪv'] referring back to itself.

Synonyms

  • backward

Antonyms

  • conscious
  • willing

Etymology

  • reflexivus (Latin)
  • reflexus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Reflexive Pronoun

2. reflexive

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

Synonyms

  • automatic
  • reflex

Antonyms

  • nonmechanical
  • manual
  • prospective

Etymology

  • reflexivus (Latin)
  • reflexus (Latin)

3. reflexive

noun. ['rəˈflɛksɪv'] a personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent.

Synonyms

  • personal pronoun

Antonyms

  • precocious
  • bold

Etymology

  • reflexivus (Latin)
  • reflexus (Latin)

4. pronoun

noun. ['ˈproʊnaʊn'] a function word that is used in place of a noun or noun phrase.

Synonyms

  • reciprocal pronoun
  • personal pronoun
  • anaphoric pronoun
  • function word
  • relative pronoun
  • demonstrative
  • closed-class word

Antonyms

  • reserved
  • uninstructive

Sentences with reflexive-pronoun


1. Noun Phrase
Types of pronouns include personal pronouns (he), possessive pronouns (mine), demonstrative pronouns (this), indefinite pronouns (many) and reflexive pronouns (myself).

2. Noun Phrase
A reflexive pronoun can be used to intensify the noun it refers to; in this case it is called an intensive pronoun.

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