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looking back

See definition of looking back on Dictionary.com
  • as inhindsight
  • as inremembering

synonyms for looking back

  • experience
  • knowledge
  • recollection
  • remembering
  • wisdom
  • 20/20 vision
  • Monday morning quarterbacking

antonyms for looking back

MOST RELEVANT
  • ignorance
  • forgetting
  • overlooking
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How to use looking back in a sentence

I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He was the strangest-looking creature Davy had ever seen, not even excepting the Goblin.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO LOOKING BACK

  • 20/20 vision
  • Monday morning quarterbacking
  • experience
  • knowledge
  • looking back
  • recollection
  • remembering
  • wisdom
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.