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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·flex·ive a.
 1.  Bending or turned backward; reflective; having respect to something past.
    Assurance reflexive can not be a divine faith.   --Hammond.
 2. Implying censure. [Obs.] “What man does not resent an ugly reflexive word?”
 3. Gram. Having for its direct object a pronoun which refers to the agent or subject as its antecedent; -- said of certain verbs; as, the witness perjured himself; I bethought myself. Applied also to pronouns of this class; reciprocal; reflective.
 -- Re*flex*ive*ly, adv. -- Re*flex*ive*ness, n.