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reflection

Pronunciation: re-flek'shun

Definition:

  1. The act of reflecting.
  2. That which is reflected.
  3. In psychotherapy, a technique in which a patient's statements are repeated, restated, or rephrased so that the patient will continue to explore and expound on emotionally significant content.

[L. reflexio, a bending back]

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