What is another word for reflectively?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪflˈɛktɪvli] (IPA)

Reflectively is an adverb that describes someone who is deep in thought or contemplation. Synonyms for reflectively could be introspectively, meditatively, thoughtfully, or deliberately. These words all relate to the process of reflecting on oneself or a situation. Introspectively emphasizes the inward focus on one's own thoughts and emotions. Meditatively implies a more serene, calm state of reflection. Thoughtfully suggests carefully considering all aspects of a situation. Deliberately indicates a purposeful and intentional action of reflecting. All of these words share the same underlying idea of deep and meaningful reflection, but with slightly different connotations.

What are the hypernyms for Reflectively?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Reflectively

But civilized man, if eating in company, must also talk, and so at last, "One sees now," he said reflectively, "why the worthy Paches have been so greatly honoured."
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
"I don't think Jane would care for the sort of thing we had to-day," Wantele said reflectively.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
She eyed him reflectively.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

Famous quotes with Reflectively

  • Bran said, “Why should some of the riders of the Dark be dressed all in white and the rest all in black?” “Without color....” Will said reflectively. “I don’t know. Maybe because the Dark can only reach people at extremes—blinded by their own shining ideas, or locked up in the darkness of their own heads.”
    Susan Cooper
  • When I quoted Bulwer Lytton's "The pen is mightier than the sword" to Marty Feldman he added reflectively, "Yes, and considerably easier to write with."
    Marty Feldman

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