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  • nounremembrance
  • nounmemory

synonyms for recollection

  • memory
  • reminiscence
  • recall
  • retrospection
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How to use recollection in a sentence

The act of recollection allows us to mentally time travel to a past event, and this allows us to imagine a future as well as a past.
YOU CAN’T COMPLETELY TRUST YOUR MEMORIESDAVID LINDENSEPTEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In that way, it’s helpful for recollection to render the memory of an event malleable, so that it may be integrated with the present.
YOU CAN’T COMPLETELY TRUST YOUR MEMORIESDAVID LINDENSEPTEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
I’ve known Burns for a long time, and told her my recollection was she had always opposed quotas.
ARE DIVERSITY QUOTAS A PUNISHMENT FOR FAILURE?ALAN MURRAYSEPTEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
No wonder we have a feeling of recollection on such evenings.
WHAT THE MEADOW TEACHES US - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANDREAS WEBERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
Goldsmith and Aguirre both said they had no recollection of any attempts to repeal the law.
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They are unquestionably penitent now; but then, you know, they have the recollection of very recent suffering fresh upon them.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
That evening in the gondola, with one old and two newer friends, is marked with a white stone in my recollection.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
My earliest recollection in connection with railways is my first railway journey, which took place when I was four years of age.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
He cannot live; and the doctor says that neither speech nor recollection can return before he dies.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
For many a day afterwards my cheek glowed with pleasure at the recollection of that sweet obeisance.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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WORDS RELATED TO RECOLLECTION

  • bond
  • combination
  • concomitance
  • concordance
  • connotation
  • correlation
  • identification
  • impression
  • joining
  • juxtaposition
  • linkage
  • linking
  • lumping together
  • mixing
  • mixture
  • pairing
  • recollection
  • relation
  • remembrance
  • tie
  • train of thought
  • union
  • brands
  • casts
  • dents
  • depressions
  • dints
  • fingerprints
  • footprints
  • forms
  • hollows
  • impresses
  • imprints
  • indentations
  • marks
  • matrices
  • molds
  • outlines
  • patterns
  • prints
  • signs
  • spoors
  • stamps
  • traces
  • tracks
  • vestiges
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