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Reflection vs. Conclusion

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  • Reflection (noun)

    The act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.

  • Reflection (noun)

    The property of a propagated wave being thrown back from a surface (such as a mirror).

  • Reflection (noun)

    Something, such as an image, that is reflected.

    "The dog barked at his own reflection in the mirror."

  • Reflection (noun)

    Careful thought or consideration.

    "After careful reflection, I have decided not to vote for that proposition."

  • Reflection (noun)

    An implied criticism.

    "It is a reflection on his character that he never came back to see them."

  • Reflection (noun)

    The process or mechanism of determining the capabilities of an object at run-time.

  • Reflection (noun)

    The folding of a part; a fold.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    The end, finish, close or last part of something.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    The outcome or result of a process or act.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    A decision reached after careful thought.

    "The board has come to the conclusion that the proposed takeover would not be in the interest of our shareholders."

  • Conclusion (noun)

    In an argument or syllogism, the proposition that follows as a necessary consequence of the premises.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    An experiment, or something from which a conclusion may be drawn.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    The end or close of a pleading, e.g. the formal ending of an indictment, "against the peace", etc.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    An estoppel or bar by which a person is held to a particular position.

Wiktionary
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  • Reflection (noun)

    The act of reflecting, or turning or sending back, or the state of being reflected.

  • Reflection (noun)

    The reverting of the mind to that which has already occupied it; continued consideration; meditation; contemplation; hence, also, that operation or power of the mind by which it is conscious of its own acts or states; the capacity for judging rationally, especially in view of a moral rule or standard.

  • Reflection (noun)

    Shining; brightness, as of the sun.

  • Reflection (noun)

    That which is produced by reflection.

  • Reflection (noun)

    A part reflected, or turned back, at an angle; as, the reflection of a membrane.

  • Reflection (noun)

    Censure; reproach cast.

  • Reflection (noun)

    The transference of an excitement from one nerve fiber to another by means of the nerve cells, as in reflex action. See Reflex action, under Reflex.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    The last part of anything; close; termination; end.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    Final decision; determination; result.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    Any inference or result of reasoning.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    The inferred proposition of a syllogism; the necessary consequence of the conditions asserted in two related propositions called premises. See Syllogism.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    Drawing of inferences.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    An experiment, or something from which a conclusion may be drawn.

  • Conclusion (noun)

    The end or close of a pleading, e.g., the formal ending of an indictment, "against the peace," etc.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Reflection (noun)

    a calm lengthy intent consideration

  • Reflection (noun)

    the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface

  • Reflection (noun)

    expression without words;

    "tears are an expression of grief"

    "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"

  • Reflection (noun)

    the image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material);

    "he studied his reflection in the mirror"

  • Reflection (noun)

    a likeness in which left and right are reversed

  • Reflection (noun)

    (mathematics) a transformation in which the direction of one axis is reversed

  • Reflection (noun)

    a remark expressing careful consideration

  • Reflection (noun)

    the ability to reflect beams or rays

  • Conclusion (noun)

    a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration;

    "a decision unfavorable to the opposition"

    "his conclusion took the evidence into account"

    "satisfied with the panel's determination"

  • Conclusion (noun)

    an intuitive assumption;

    "jump to a conclusion"

  • Conclusion (noun)

    the temporal end; the concluding time;

    "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"

    "the market was up at the finish"

    "they were playing better at the close of the season"

  • Conclusion (noun)

    event whose occurrence ends something;

    "his death marked the ending of an era"

    "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"

  • Conclusion (noun)

    the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)

  • Conclusion (noun)

    the act of ending something;

    "the termination of the agreement"

  • Conclusion (noun)

    a final settlement;

    "the conclusion of a business deal"

    "the conclusion of the peace treaty"

  • Conclusion (noun)

    the last section of a communication;

    "in conclusion I want to say..."

  • Conclusion (noun)

    the act of making up your mind about something;

    "the burden of decision was his"

    "he drew his conclusions quickly"

Princeton's WordNet

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