self-reflexive

adjective

self-re·​flex·​ive ˌself-ri-ˈflek-siv How to pronounce self-reflexive (audio)
: marked by or making reference to its own artificiality or contrivance
self-reflexive fiction
self-reflexively adverb
self-reflexiveness noun
self-reflexivity noun

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-reflexive was in 1933

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Cite this Entry

“Self-reflexive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-reflexive. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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