Definitions For Reflexive


  • A personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent


  • Referring back to itself
  • Without volition or conscious control

Is Reflexive a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Reflexive is worth 22 points in Scrabble and 24 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Reflexive in a Sentence

  • In “I hurt myself,” the verb “hurt” is reflexive.
  • In the sentence “We forced ourselves to finish the assignment,” the word “ourselves” is a reflexive pronoun.
  • For many people, the reflexive response to this kind of demand is to say no.

Synonyms for Reflexive

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