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Definition of Reflex

Reflex

  1. Directed back; attended by reflection; retroactive; introspective.
  2. Produced in reaction, in resistance, or in return.
  3. Of, pertaining to, or produced by, stimulus or excitation without the necessary intervention of consciousness.
  4. Reflection; the light reflected from an illuminated surface to one in shade.
  5. An involuntary movement produced by reflex action.
  6. To reflect.
  7. To bend back; to turn back.

Reflex Quotations

Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Norman Vincent Peale

Bengalis love to celebrate their language, their culture, their politics, their fierce attachment to a city that has been famously dying for more than a century. They resent with equal ferocity the reflex stereotyping that labels any civic dysfunction anywhere in the world 'another Calcutta.'
Bharati Mukherjee

At my shows, I want to be totally sharp and focused on every single song, on every single thing that I do, and plus, I have to because I'm, like, caking someone and have to run back and mix the next song... and I have so much fast, quick reflex timing.
Steve Aoki

It is a virtual reflex for governments to plead security concerns when they undertake any controversial action, often as a pretext for something else.
Noam Chomsky

From the viewpoint of political power, culture is absolutely vital. So vital, indeed, that power cannot operate without it. It is culture, in the sense of the everyday habits and beliefs of a people, which beds power down, makes it appear natural and inevitable, turns it into spontaneous reflex and response.
Terry Eagleton
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Reflex Translations

reflex in French is reflexe, reflet
reflex in German is Reflex, Spiegelung
reflex in Italian is rispecchiamento, riflesso
reflex in Spanish is reflejo
reflex in Swedish is reflex
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