AskDefine | Define reflexivity

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1 the coreferential relation between a reflexive pronoun and its antecedent [syn: reflexiveness]
2 (logic and mathematics) a relation such that it holds between an element and itself

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  1. The condition or state of being reflexive.


The condition or state of being reflexive

Extensive Definition

Reflexive may refer to:
In fiction: Metafiction
In grammar:
  • Reflexive pronoun, a pronoun with a reflexive relationship with its self-identical antecedent
  • Reflexive verb, where a semantic agent and patient are the same
In mathematics and computer science:
In social sciences:
In Entertainment:

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