Reflexive

Definition of Reflexive

Re`flex´ive   Pronunciation: ~?v
a.1.Bending or turned backward; reflective; having respect to something past.
Assurance reflexive can not be a divine faith.
- Hammond.
2.Implying censure.
3.(Gram.) Having for its direct object a pronoun which refers to the agent or subject as its antecedent; - said of certain verbs; as, the witness perjured himself; I bethought myself. Applied also to pronouns of this class; reciprocal; reflective.

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