reflection

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Noun[change]

Singular
reflection

Plural
reflections

  1. (countable) A reflection is an image made by reflected light, such as what you see in a mirror.
    The baby tried to touch his reflection in the water.
    Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection.
    A mirage is a reflection of the sky that looks like water in the desert.
  1. (uncountable) Reflection is remembering.
    After his loss he spent a lot of time in reflection.

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