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.
(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).
Of or resulting from a reflex.
- "Equals" is a reflexive relation.
(figurative) Producing immediate response, spontaneous.
- The electric shock elicited an automatic and reflexive response from him.
- a reflexive dislike
* non-reflexive, nonreflexive
* reflexive verb
* reflexive pronoun
A reflexive pronoun.
The condition or state of being reflexive.