View definitions for reflecting


adjective as in contemplative

adjective as in gleaming

adjective as in glistening

adjective as in glossy

adjective as in imitating

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The numbers reflect the verdict of the people, not a decision by the secretary of state’s office or of courts or of either campaign.

They gathered around their computers, to reflect on what tragedies written 2,500 years ago portended for their own crucial modern-day roles.

Because school numbers reflect covid infections that could have been picked up anywhere, our baseline assumption should be that school infection rates would at least mirror community infection rates.

They aren’t inexpensive, either, but they are well-made and at least reflect the chef’s theme.

Residente, of Calle 13 fame, took home song of the year for his deeply personal track “René,” which reflects on the Puerto Rican rapper’s own mental health struggles.

Ultimately, reflecting other people's reaction was highly effective.

Traditional coach seats gave the illusion of comfortable padding but were angular, not reflecting body shapes.

“The whole ordeal gave me a thicker skin,” she said, reflecting on the incident.

I love The Affair for bravely reflecting back to us that murky grey area of not knowing.

The way these pictures were taken show a great deal of systematicity, reflecting a culture that is systematic in its approach.

And then he walked about the room, reflecting on the curse of his life—his besetting sin—irresolution.

Odd differences, reflecting differences of intelligence, show themselves in the management of this diagram of the human face.

Rabecque, reflecting his master's mood—as becomes a good lackey—rode silent and gloomy a pace or two in the rear.

For a full hour he sat there immovable as a statue, reflecting, ever recalling the details of those events.

He sat calmly reflecting, wondering and wondering what possible charge could be made against him.


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On this page you'll find 288 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reflecting, such as: introspective, meditative, pensive, reflective, thoughtful, and intent.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.