English to Afrikaans Meaning :: reflexive

Reflexive :
refleksiewe
- refleksiewerefleksiefreflexives
 

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Noun(1) a personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent
Adjective(1) without volition or conscious control(2) referring back to itself

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(1) This has been minimised by making the account as reflexive as possible and by reporting a wide range of different perspectives, a method described by Mays and Pope as ÔÇÿfair dealing.ÔÇÖ(2) According to neurologists, such reflexive activities are neither conscious nor signs of awareness.(3) It evokes a reflexive pang of parental solicitude in the reader.(4) However, in their attempts to render their reflexive understanding adequate to their experience, alienated subjects tend to approach contradictions as if they existed in the world itself.(5) As both a former ultramarathoner and a biologist, I know this gesture to be reflexive in runners and other competitors who have fought hard and then feel the exhilaration of triumph over adversity.(6) For a family of paradoxes, with similar levels of intractability, have been discovered, which are not reflexive in this way.(7) In addition, a discursive analysis of conflict invites therapists to be more intentional, reflexive , and socially responsible in their work.(8) But first of all, in a reflexive mode, let me say something about my own background which will help to place my interests in this conjunction of cultures in context.(9) Blinded by the brinksmanship and the reflexive opposition of the Cold War era, we failed to see that the Russians, in this peculiar instance, were the forces of civilization and progress.(10) The use of the French reflexive in the present indicative stresses the innate auto-referentiality of Bugul's narrative.(11) It's not that he doesn't deserve it; despite the reflexive dismissal of too-cool dance music purists, Moby is simply better at what he does than the hordes of hipsters working in the same vein.(12) The reflexive interview process that this method entailed is described through case examples.(13) Sometimes it's conscious, sometimes reflexive , but the basic trend is not in doubt.(14) Murdoch tells Auletta of his contempt for the liberal group-think of Hollywood and its reflexive suspicion of ideas like ÔÇÿfamily values.ÔÇÖ(15) This reflexive element in my research is of crucial importance and helps me understand the testimony of some of the people I interviewed.(16) I'm trying not to think too hard about the reflexive illogic of the last two sentences.
Related Words
(1) reflexive pronoun ::
refleksiewe voornaamwoord
Synonyms
Adjective
1. automatic ::
outomatiese
2. reflex ::
refleks
Noun
3. reflexive pronoun ::
refleksiewe voornaamwoord
Different Forms
reflexive, reflexively, reflexives
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