the act of re-collecting or the state of being re-collected.

1590–1600; re- + collection Unabridged


the act or power of recollecting, or recalling to mind; remembrance.
something that is recollected: recollections of one's childhood.

1635–45; < French récollection or Medieval Latin recollēctiōn- (stem of recollēctiō), equivalent to recollēct(us) (see recollect) + -iōn- -ion

misrecollection, noun
nonrecollection, noun
self-recollection, noun

1. recall. 1, 2. memory. 2. memoir. Unabridged
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recollection (ˌrɛkəˈlɛkʃən)
1.  the act of recalling something from memory; the ability to remember
2.  something remembered; a memory

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Example sentences
All theories of memory acknowledge that remembering requires two cooperating
  processes: familiarity and recollection.
He became one by the time he wrote this recollection of some of his friends.
No one to my recollection was ever late to one of these meeting.
He also thought that instruction and contact with the world were only necessary
  for our recollection of this knowledge.
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