Synonyms for reflective

Synonyms for (adjective) reflective

Synonyms: reflective

Definition: devoted to matters of the mind

Usage: the reflective type

Similar words: intellectual

Definition: appealing to or using the intellect

Usage: satire is an intellectual weapon; intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor; has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people; coldly intellectual; sort of the intellectual type; intellectual literature


Synonyms: reflective

Definition: capable of physically reflecting light or sound

Usage: a reflective surface

Similar words: mirrorlike, specular

Definition: capable of reflecting light like a mirror

Usage: mirrorlike surface of the lake; a specular metal


Similar words: reflecting

Definition: causing reflection or having a device that reflects

Usage: a reflecting microscope


Synonyms: meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative, contemplative, brooding, broody

Definition: deeply or seriously thoughtful

Usage: Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man;

Similar words: thoughtful

Definition: exhibiting or characterized by careful thought

Usage: a thoughtful paper