Definition of non-reflexive in English:

non-reflexive

adjective

  • 1Grammar. Not reflexive.

  • 2Mathematics and Logic. Relating to or designating a relation which may, but need not, hold between a term and itself.

noun

  • Grammar. A non-reflexive verb or pronoun.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Sweet (1845–1912), phonetician and comparative philologist. From non- + reflexive.

Pronunciation

non-reflexive

/ˌnɒnrɪˈflɛksɪv/