self-reflexive

adjective self-re·flex·ive \ ˌself-ri-ˈflek-siv \

Definition of self-reflexive

: marked by or making reference to its own artificiality or contrivance
  • self-reflexive fiction

self-reflexively

adverb

self-reflexiveness

noun

self-reflexivity

play \ˌself-ˌrē-ˌflek-ˈsi-və-tē, -ri-\ noun

First Known Use of self-reflexive

1933


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