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reflective

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of reflective

  1. 1 given to or marked by long, quiet thinking <one of the twins was outgoing and talkative while the other was withdrawn and reflective> Synonyms broody, cogitative, meditative, melancholy, musing, pensive, contemplative, ruminant, ruminative, thoughtfulRelated Words introspective, retrospective, self-reflective; earnest, grave, sedate, serious, serious-minded, severe, sober, solemn, somber (or sombre), weighty; philosophical (also philosophic); analytic (or analytical), logical, rational; deliberate, purposeful; absentminded, abstracted, preoccupiedNear Antonyms featherbrained, flighty, flippant, frivolous, goofy, harebrained, light-headed, scatterbrained; brainless, mindless, silly, thoughtless, unthinkingAntonyms unreflective

  2. 2 indicating something <this new policy is reflective of the company's desire to improve customer relations> Synonyms denotative, denoting, indicative, significant, signifying, telltaleRelated Words alluding, allusive, referring; characteristic, symptomatic; demonstrative, exhibiting, expressive; symbolic (also symbolical); connoting, hinting, implying, insinuating, suggestive




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