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1 a briefly expressed opinion
  • does anyone want to share their reflections on the passage we just read?

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2 a cause of shame
  • your constant lying is a serious reflection on your character

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3 a careful weighing of the reasons for or against something
  • after reflection, they decided to refuse the offer on the house

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The first known use of reflection was in the 14th century

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“Reflection.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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