Introspective vs. Reflective

Introspective vs. Reflective — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Introspective and Reflective

Introspectiveverb

To engage in introspection.

Reflectiveadjective

Of, relating to, produced by, or resulting from reflection.

Introspectiveadjective

Examining one's own perceptions and sensory experiences; contemplative or thoughtful about oneself.

Reflectiveadjective

Capable of or producing reflection

a reflective surface.

Introspectiveadjective

examining own sensory and perceptual experiences

Reflectiveadjective

Characterized by or given to serious thinking or contemplation; thoughtful.

Reflectiveadjective

That reflects, or redirects back to the source.

Mirrors are reflective.

Reflectiveadjective

Pondering, especially thinking back on the past.

He always becomes reflective in preparation for the new year.

Reflectiveadjective

Involving reflection.

Reflectiveadjective

(grammar) Reciprocal.

Reflectiveadjective

persistently or morbidly thoughtful

Reflectiveadjective

capable of physically reflecting light or sound;

a reflective surface

Reflectiveadjective

devoted to matters of the mind;

the reflective type