1. The act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.
2. Something, such as light, radiant heat, sound, or an image, that is reflected.
a. Serious thinking or careful consideration: engaged in reflection on the problem.b. A thought or an opinion resulting from such thinking or consideration: wrote down her reflections.
4. An indirect expression of censure or discredit: a reflection on his integrity.
5. A manifestation or result: Her achievements are a reflection of her courage.