Synonyms and Antonyms of reflection
1 a briefly expressed opinion <does anyone want to share their reflections on the passage we just read?> Synonyms comment, note, observation, remarkRelated Words analysis, commentary, exposition; aside, obiter dictum; annotation; belief, conviction, eye, feeling, judgment (or judgement), mind, notion, persuasion, sentiment, verdict, view; advice, input
2 a cause of shame <your constant lying is a serious reflection on your character> Synonyms dishonor, opprobrium, disgrace, reproach, scandalRelated Words blot, brand, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taintNear Antonyms boast, glory, jewel, pride, treasureAntonyms credit, honor
3 a careful weighing of the reasons for or against something <after reflection, they decided to refuse the offer on the house> Synonyms account, advisement, debate, deliberation, consideration, study, thoughtRelated Words cogitation, contemplation, meditation, pondering, rumination; introspection; agonizing, hesitation, indecision; premeditationAntonyms short shrift
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