retrospect has definitions from the field of psychology
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[ noun ] (psychology) contemplation of things past

Examples

"in retrospect"

Used in print

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

Statistically this has represented a loss to the nation , although one must admit that in an individual case the decision in retrospect may have been a wise one .

Related terms

contemplation review

2
[ verb ] look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events, etc.); remember

Synonyms

look_back review

Examples

"she reviewed her achievements with pride"

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