Reflexive vs Reflexivity - What's the difference?

reflexive | reflexivity |


As nouns the difference between reflexive and reflexivity

is that reflexive is a reflexive pronoun while reflexivity is the condition or state of being reflexive.

As an adjective reflexive

is (grammar) referring back to the subject, or having an object equal to the subject.

reflexive

English

(Reflexive verb)

Adjective

(-)
  • (grammar) Referring back to the subject, or having an object equal to the subject.
  • (set theory) Of a relation R'' on a set ''S'', such that ''xRx'' for all members ''x'' of ''S (that is, the relation holds between any element of the set and itself).
  • "Equals" is a reflexive relation.
  • Of or resulting from a reflex.
  • The electric shock elicited an automatic and reflexive response from him.
  • (figurative) Producing immediate response, spontaneous.
  • a reflexive dislike

    Antonyms

    * non-reflexive, nonreflexive

    Derived terms

    * reflexive verb * reflexive pronoun

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A reflexive pronoun.
  • ----

    reflexivity

    English

    Noun

    (reflexivities)
  • The condition or state of being reflexive.