retrospection


ret·ro·spec·tion

noun \ˌre-trə-ˈspek-shən\

: 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

  1. This is a time of retrospection for many people.
  2. <the president is confident that future retrospections will cast his actions in a more favorable light>

First Known Use of RETROSPECTION

1674

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