Retrospecting



noun
1.
contemplation of the past; a survey of past time, events, etc.
verb (used without object)
2.
to look back in thought; refer back (often followed by to):
to retrospect to a period in one’s youth.
verb (used with object)
3.
to look back upon; contemplate retrospectively.
Idioms
4.
in retrospect, in looking back on past events; upon reflection:
It was, in retrospect, the happiest day of her life.
noun
1.
the act of surveying things past (often in the phrase in retrospect)
verb (archaic)
2.
to contemplate (anything past); look back on (something)
3.
(intransitive) often foll by to. to refer

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