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retrospection

[re-truh-spek-shuh n] /ˌrɛ trəˈspɛk ʃən/
noun
1.
the action, process, or faculty of looking back on things past.
2.
a survey of past events or experiences.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; retrospect + -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for retrospection

retrospection

/ˌrɛtrəʊˈspɛkʃən/
noun
1.
the act of recalling things past, esp in one's personal experience
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Word Origin and History for retrospection
n.

1630s, noun of action from past participle stem of Latin retrospicere (see retrospect).

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