unrecollective

recollect

[rek-uh-lekt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to recall to mind; recover knowledge of by memory; remember.
2.
to absorb (oneself) in spiritual meditation, especially during prayer.
verb (used without object)
3.
to have a recollection; remember.

Origin:
1550–60; < Medieval Latin recollēctus, past participle of recolligere to remember, recollect (Latin: to gather up again); see re-, collect1

recollective, adjective
recollectively, adverb
recollectiveness, noun
misrecollect, verb
nonrecollective, adjective
self-recollective, adjective
unrecollective, adjective

re-collect, recollect.


1. See remember.


1. forget.
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recollect (ˌrɛkəˈlɛkt)
 
vb
(when tr, often takes a clause as object) to recall from memory; remember
 
[C16: from Latin recolligere to gather again, from re- + colligere to collect1]
 
recol'lective
 
adj
 
recol'lectively
 
adv

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recollect
1559, from L. recollectus, pp. of recolligere, lit. "to collect again," from re- "again" + colligere "gather" (see collect).
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