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reflection

noun

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

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reflecting (on or upon)

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“Reflection.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reflection. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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