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See definition of retrospective on Dictionary.com
  • adj.backward-looking
  • adj.concerned with past

synonyms for retrospective

  • reflective
  • contemplative
  • pensive
  • recollective
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How to use retrospective in a sentence

Around the time of the event, Vogue published retrospective and historical content packages that were built out of previous galas, setting May 2020 up to be record-breaking month as well.
HOW VOGUE’S INTERNATIONAL APPROACH TO AUDIENCE DATA HELPED IT REACH RECORD READERSKAYLEIGH BARBERDECEMBER 18, 2020DIGIDAY
Let her do it again this week with Style Invitational Week 1415, the first of our two second-chance contests, covering the first half of the ones we did since last year’s retrospective.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1415: SLAPHAPPY SECONDSPAT MYERSDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Musa Mayer, Guston’s daughter and head of the Guston Foundation, said that the decision represents real progress and that she looks forward to celebrating the retrospective when it opens.
AFTER INTENSE CRITICISM, PHILIP GUSTON EXHIBITION RESCHEDULED FOR 2022-24PEGGY MCGLONENOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Last year, the Bauhaus’s 100th anniversary was celebrated with a host of exhibits, events and retrospectives around the world—and inspired a flurry of thoughtful writing about the movement.
CAN EUROPE REBUILD THE BAUHAUS?CLAYCHANDLERSEPTEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
Instead, retrospective evaluations correlated most closely to peak and end pain levels.
HOW 2020 IS LIKE A COLONOSCOPYJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
So, the material redress would, in a retrospective way, bring about justice by affecting the racial wealth gap that we see today.
SHOULD AMERICA (AND FIFA) PAY REPARATIONS? (EP. 426)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJULY 16, 2020FREAKONOMICS
But statutes which merely alter the procedure, if they are in themselves good statutes, ought to be retrospective.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
It is always to be remembered that retrospective legislation is bad in principle only when it affects the substantive law.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Statutes creating new crimes or increasing the punishment of old crimes ought in no case to be retrospective.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
But the bill against Duncombe really was, what the bill against Fenwick was not, objectionable as a retrospective bill.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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WORDS RELATED TO RETROSPECTIVE

  • attendant
  • done afterward
  • post factum
  • posterior
  • postmortem
  • retroactive
  • retrospective
  • sequent
  • subsequent
  • succeeding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.