English definition of “reflection”
IMAGE [C] › the image of something in a mirror, on a shiny surface, etc: I saw my reflection in the window.
THOUGHT [C, U] formal › when you think in a serious and careful way: He paused for reflection before answering my question. On reflection (= after thinking again), I think I was wrong.
a reflection of sth › something that is a sign or result of a particular situation: His poor job performance is a reflection of his lack of training.
a reflection on sb/sth › something that makes people have a particular opinion about someone or something, especially a bad opinion: Low test scores are a sad reflection on our school system.