Definition of reflection:

part of speech: noun

The act of reflecting: the sending back of light, beat, etc.: the state of being reflected: that which is reflected: the action of the mind by which it is conscious of its own operations: attentive consideration: contemplation: censure or reproach.

part of speech: noun

The act of returning or throwing back; state of being returned or thrown back; as, the reflection of light; that which returned or thrown back, such as light or heat; an image given back; as, your reflection in a mirror; attentive consideration; thought; criticism; reproach; as, a reflection on one's character; the folding of a part back on itself.

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