(r?*fl?kt"?v), a. [Cf. F. rflectif. Cf. Reflexive.] 1. Throwing back images; as, a reflective mirror.
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In the reflective stream the sighing bride, viewing her charms.
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2. Capable of exercising thought or judgment; as, reflective reason. Prior.
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His perceptive and reflective faculties . . . thus acquired a precocious and extraordinary development.
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3. Addicted to introspective or meditative habits; as, a reflective person.
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4. (Gram.) Reflexive; reciprocal.
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-- Re*flect"ive*ly, adv. -- Re*flect"ive*ness, n. "Reflectiveness of manner." J. C. Shairp.
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