What does the word reflex mean?

Usage examples for reflex

  1. But Desire Ledwith knew that the hard unreckingness was only the reflex of a tenderness quick, not dead, which the Lord would not let go of to perish. – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  2. If you had one of these consciences- I mean the kind of conscience that pretends to belong to you, and acts as if it belonged to some one else, I said one of these dead- frog- leg, reflex- action consciences, working and twitching away on you day and night, the way I have, you'd have to think about it sometimes. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  3. But he did not realize that Market Street's attitude was only a reflex of the stir in the Valley. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White