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See definition of retrospection on Dictionary.com
  • as inmemory
  • as inretrospect
  • as inrevision
  • as inrecollection
  • as inrecollection
  • as inremembering

synonyms for retrospection

  • consciousness
  • mind
  • recollection
  • remembrance
  • thought
  • anamnesis
  • awareness
  • cognizance
  • flashback
  • memorization
  • mindfulness
  • recall
  • recapture
  • recognition
  • reflection
  • reminiscence
  • retention
  • retentiveness
  • subconsciousness
  • camera-eye
  • dead-eye
  • mind's eye
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antonyms for retrospection

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  • forgetfulness
  • ignorance
  • amnesia
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      How to use retrospection in a sentence

      Even if this is true, (indeed, if this is the case, it only aggravates the insult); avoid such retrospection.
      THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
      For two or three minutes the illusion remained, till it was banished by retrospection.
      THE KELLYS AND THE O'KELLYSANTHONY TROLLOPE
      But far more exalted pleasures of memory and retrospection await the Christian in a future world.
      FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
      In sober retrospection it was almost incredible that the thin khaki line had held against the overwhelming odds which faced it.
      THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
      He persuaded his sisters, therefore, to walk out with him, to while away at once expectation and retrospection.
      CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
      "I doubt not," replied the judge in sympathy with her feelings, that the retrospection is extremely painful.
      THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
      That mood soon passed away, and I began a retrospection of my past life.
      NURSE AND SPY IN THE UNION ARMYS. EMMA E. EDMONDS
      On a retrospection of the past month, I regret nothing so much as my own impetuosity both of feeling and judging.
      GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
      This King can shake away such things; and is not given overmuch to retrospection on the unalterable Past.
      HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
      Now in retrospection Tory could see Kara smiling up at her in the old humorous fashion.
      THE GIRL SCOUTS IN BEECHWOOD FORESTMARGARET VANDERCOOK
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      WORDS RELATED TO RETROSPECTION

      • concepts
      • cues
      • fantasies
      • hints
      • images
      • jogs
      • memoirs
      • memos
      • mnemonics
      • pictures
      • prods
      • prompts
      • reminders
      • representations
      • suggestions
      • thoughts
      • visions
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