reflexively
adverb see reflexive I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • reflexively — adverb a) In a reflexive manner. Reflexively he opened his mouth to breathe, forgetting he was under water. b) By reflex, automatically, without conscious thought …   Wiktionary

  • reflexively — reflexive ► ADJECTIVE 1) Grammar (of a pronoun) referring back to the subject of the clause in which it is used, e.g. myself. 2) Grammar (of a verb or clause) having a reflexive pronoun as its object (e.g. wash oneself). 3) performed without… …   English terms dictionary

  • Reflexively — Reflexive Re*flex ive ( ?v), a. 1. [Cf. F. r[ e]flexif.] Bending or turned backward; reflective; having respect to something past. [1913 Webster] Assurance reflexive can not be a divine faith. Hammond. [1913 Webster] 2. Implying censure. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reflexively — See reflexive. * * * …   Universalium

  • reflexively — rɪ fleksɪvlɪ adv. with a subject and object that have the same referent (Grammar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reflexively — re·flex·ive·ly …   English syllables

  • reflexively — adverb see reflexive I …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-reflexively — adverb see self reflexive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • act reflexively — verb act in an uncontrolled manner • Syn: ↑act involuntarily • Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑behave, ↑do • Hyponyms: ↑sneeze, ↑blink, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • move reflexively — verb move in an uncontrolled manner • Syn: ↑move involuntarily • Hypernyms: ↑move • Hyponyms: ↑twitch, ↑jerk, ↑shake, ↑didder, ↑shiver, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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