Simple Definition of retrospection
: the act of thinking about the past or something that happened in the past
Full Definition of retrospection
: the act or process or an instance of surveying the past
Examples of retrospection
This is a time of retrospection for many people.
<the president is confident that future retrospections will cast his actions in a more favorable light>
First Known Use of retrospection
Rhymes with retrospection
by-election, circumspection, conic section, disaffection, disconnection, disinfection, fuel injection, genuflection, golden section, imperfection, indirection, insurrection, intellection, interjection, intersection, introjection, introspection, kin selection, misdirection, predilection, preselection, recollection, redirection, reelection, reinfection, resurrection, retroflexion, self-reflection, stage direction, vivisection, yeast infection
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