Definition of retrospect:
recollection, refresh, critique, survey, look back, remembrance, reappraisal, reexamine, looking back, go over, reconsideration, reminiscence, review, memory, retrospection, remembering, look backward, brush up, reexamination.
It seems to me indeed, in retrospect, that by the time the morrow's sun was high I had restlessly read into the fact before us almost all the meaning they were to receive from subsequent and more cruel occurrences.- "The Turn of the Screw", Henry James.
There are people with memories so constructed that what they said, and another did not contradict or even answer, seems to them, upon retrospect, to have been delivered by that other person, and received in dead silence by themselves.- "Love Me Little, Love Me Long", Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English.
- "The Weavers, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009.