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reflex

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An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
William James
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English

Etymology

from Late Latin reflexus (past participle of reflectere verb)

Noun

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Singular
reflex

Plural
es

reflex (es)
  1. An automatic response to a simple stimulus which does not require mental processing.
  2. (linguistics) A corresponding phoneme in a daughter language.

Translations

Adjective

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Positive
reflex

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. bent, turned back or reflected
  2. produced automatically by a stimulus

Verb

to reflex

  1. to bend, turn back or reflect
  2. to respond to a stimulus

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