Reflexion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈflekʃn|  American pronunciation of the word reflexion
Brit.  |rɪˈflɛkʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word reflexion

noun

- the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface (syn: reflection)
- expression without words (syn: expression, manifestation, reflection)
- a remark expressing careful consideration (syn: observation, reflection)
- a calm, lengthy, intent consideration (syn: contemplation, musing, reflection, rumination, thoughtfulness)
- the ability to reflect beams or rays (syn: reflection, reflectivity)
- a likeness in which left and right are reversed (syn: reflection)
- the image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material) (syn: reflection)

Examples

Reflexion of sound is familiarly illustrated by the echo.

She stared at her reflection in the mirror.

He uttered not a word of reflection on his companion.

This is no reflection on your qualifications.

The fact that you are unemployed is no reflection on you.

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