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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin reflexiō; the variant spelling reflection is due to influence from correction.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɪˈflɛkʃ(ə)n/
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  • Hyphenation: ref‧lex‧ion
  • Rhymes: -ɛkʃən

NounEdit

reflexion (countable and uncountable, plural reflexions)

  1. Dated spelling of reflection.
    1684 John Goodman, A Winter-Evening Conference between neighbours
    Now, I say, why Time should be so burthensome to such as these, or what should betray them to such infrugal Expences of it, I can give no account without making severe Reflexions on their Discretion.

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