Examples of recollection in a Sentence
Her recollection of the accident is very different from mine.
She has only a vague recollection of her seventh birthday party.
His novel is largely based on his own recollections of his childhood in the inner city.
Recent Examples of recollection from the Web
In Cat’s Eye—framed as the recollections of a middle-aged painter who has returned to Toronto for a retrospective of her work—the narrator, Elaine, broods over her relationship to Cordelia, now vanished.
The combat films are extraordinary; the recollections and reflections of combatants and others on both sides are even more so, featuring photos of them then and interviews with many of them now.
Below is a transcript of an interview with Beasley and his recollections of his late friend, collaborator and mentor.
Feketitsch, who has lived in Arizona for the last two years but attended the park ribbon-cutting, says her recollection of the bridge issue is spotty.
Sisko’s recollections of his family often included meditations on discrimination.
Rosenzweig must have been mistaken in his recollection, because memories are fallible and the scrapbooks are never wrong.
Tamblyn chimed in afterward with her recollection that Woods had tried to pick her up as a teen.
Comey’s contemporaneous notes—which are consistent with other people’s recollections of Trump’s remarks in similar conversations—suggest that Trump’s account of the meeting is false.
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First Known Use of recollection
Synonym Discussion of recollection
- gifted with a remarkable memory
- that incident was now just a distant memory
- any remembrance of his deceased wife was painful
- after a moment's recollection he produced the name
- my grandmother's reminiscences of her Iowa girlhood
RECOLLECTION Defined for English Language Learners
RECOLLECTION Defined for Kids
Definition of recollection for Students
- a good recollection
- recollections of childhood
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