self-reflexive

adjective
self-re·​flex·​ive | \ ˌself-ri-ˈflek-siv How to pronounce self-reflexive (audio) \

Definition of self-reflexive

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

Other Words from self-reflexive

self-reflexively adverb
self-reflexiveness noun
self-reflexivity \ ˌself-​ˌrē-​ˌflek-​ˈsi-​və-​tē How to pronounce self-reflexive (audio) , -​ri-​ \ noun

First Known Use of self-reflexive

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-reflexive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-reflexive. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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