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irreflexive

[ir-i-flek-siv] /ˌɪr ɪˈflɛk sɪv/
adjective
1.
not reflexive.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; ir-2 + reflexive
Related forms
irreflexiveness, irreflexivity, noun
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  • The less-than relation is irreflexive on the integers.
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irreflexive

/ˌɪrɪˈflɛksɪv/
adjective
1.
(logic) (of a relation) failing to hold between each member of its domain and itself: `… is distinct from …' is irreflexive Compare reflexive (sense 4), nonreflexive
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