the act or power of recollecting
, or recalling to mind; remembrance.
something that is recollected
: recollections of one's childhood.
Origin: 1635–45; Related forms
< French récollection
or Medieval Latin recollēctiōn-
(stem of recollēctiō
), equivalent to recollēct
) (see recollect
) + -iōn- -ion
1. recall. 1, 2. memory. 2. memoir.