from The Century Dictionary.
- In a reflexive manner; in a direction backward: as, to meditate reflexively upon one's course.
- In grammar, after the manner of a reflexive verb.
- Reflectingly; slightingly; with censure.
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- adverb In a
- adverb By
reflex, automatically, without consciousthought.
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First, 97% of voting Black Americans voted for Obama, and from everything I see out there politically, a hefty 90% of them remain reflexively supportive of him, no matter what.
Then Obama says he wants to slow-walk it ... and McCain -- reflexively, it appears, and unable to recall that he previously opposed it -- decides to support it.
What are you referring to as reflexively defending Hillary as opposed to focusing on Edwards who is this threads topic?
This Sam has no sense of vulnerability -- he seems like someone who would punch at things until he got his way, not someone who uses his brain reflexively.
People tend to say that "reflexively," Mr. Newman said, and it annoys him.
How do you know AAs are voting for Obama "reflexively" Do you speak for alllll AAs? '
A pronoun which refers to the same person or thing as the subject of the verb in the sentence, but is used in some other relation than subject of that verb, is said to be used "reflexively", or to be a
As many transhumanists have discussed, such modification would involve assuming the evolutionary role of natural selection by "reflexively" modifying our own observable features - that is, either by using technology as a means to induce changes or by actually integrating technology into our biology to produce "biotechnological hybrids," or cyborgs (see here).
Bauer was disqualified and denied the gold medal, despite his argument that the elbow came up "reflexively" as he tried to keep his balance.
But I've got to believe that way back in their hindbrains, they kind of reflexively believe - something.