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REFLEXIVENESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does reflexiveness mean? 

REFLEXIVENESS (noun)
  The noun REFLEXIVENESS has 2 senses:

1. the coreferential relation between a reflexive pronoun and its antecedent
2. (logic and mathematics) a relation such that it holds between an element and itself

  Familiarity information: REFLEXIVENESS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REFLEXIVENESS (noun)


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Meaning:

The coreferential relation between a reflexive pronoun and its antecedent

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Synonyms:

reflexiveness; reflexivity

Hypernyms ("reflexiveness" is a kind of...):

coreference (the grammatical relation between two words that have a common referent)


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Meaning:

(logic and mathematics) a relation such that it holds between an element and itself

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Synonyms:

reflexiveness; reflexivity

Hypernyms ("reflexiveness" is a kind of...):

logical relation (a relation between propositions)

mathematical relation (a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality))

Domain category:

math; mathematics; maths (a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement)

logic (the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference)


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