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reflective

adjective abstruse, astute, complicated, deep, erudite, esoteric, intellectual, intellectually profound, penetrating, perceptive, philosophical, profound, sagacious, sage, scholarly, thoughtful, wise
Associated concepts: deep constituted interpretation
See also: aforethought, circumspect, cogitative, deliberate, esoteric, pensive, profound, rational, solemn
References in classic literature ?
I've got a shortcake piano, but none of my family can play on it," he said, reflectively.
I do not know; but you have little cause to, worry, for the Winged Monkeys are now the slaves of Glinda the Good, who owns the Golden Cap that commands their services," said the Scarecrow, reflectively.
You're a new one to me," Dorothy said reflectively, addressing the Patchwork Girl.
You can't make me any more ridiculous than I feel," he answered, rubbing the lump on his forehead reflectively.
Oh, I see," remarked the donkey, waving its left ear reflectively.
I do not see how it can," the Judge answered, reflectively.
Mistress Booth IS mighty pretty, and brown's her color," said Captain Jim reflectively.
pursued the locksmith, stroking his chin reflectively.
Once,' said that gentleman reflectively, 'she called me Father Codlin.
Establishing Rapport With The Client And Listening Reflectively.
Director Roger Sargent says: "In Heart of the Matter, Peter and Carl reflectively talk about the damage and abuse they have caused themselves over the years.
It's tempting to hope that Zink's unnerving humor might pry open a space for us to think more reflectively about racism, homophobia and sexism than our earnestness usually allows.