Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being reflective.
- n. The state or property of being reflective.
- n. the capability of quiet thought or contemplation
“The kind of reflectiveness and consideration that's evident from your posts can only be a benefit to everyone involved.”
“He sat on the low rail, swinging one leg monotonously, while the square little sailor stood at his side with that patient maritime reflectiveness which is being slowly killed by the quicker ways of steam.”
“The reflectiveness was also felt in Grant's decision to send on a substitute, with Kieron Dyer coming on for Hines in the 71st minute.”
“That reflectiveness highlights another difference between Being Human and its predecessors.”
“This is the opposite of what researchers are calling “depressive reflectiveness”, where people who are subject to mood disorders are also more highly creative than people who are less moody (click the link; the whole article is fascinating).”
“Or more accurately, trying to predict reflectiveness in the hiring process did not work.”
“But in 2003, the admissions staff looked at the data and discovered that reflectiveness did not seem to matter either.”
“Depending on the time of day and correlating reflectiveness of the glass, the arches are visible from the neighboring square.”
“Unless you think that conservativism ought to lead to more reflectiveness, in which case I would ask “Why is it that folks who call themselves ‘liberals’ always seem to try to restrict my liberty?””
“Malvolio: Unless you think that conservativism ought to lead to more reflectiveness, in which case I would ask “Why is it that folks who call themselves ‘liberals’ always seem to try to restrict my liberty?””
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