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Definition of Retrospect

Retrospect

  1. To look backward; hence, to affect or concern what is past.
  2. A looking back on things past; view or contemplation of the past.

Retrospect Quotations

When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things - not the great occasions - that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.
Bob Hope

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
Paul Theroux

I always had a sense that I would fall in love with Tokyo. In retrospect I guess it's not that surprising. I was of the generation that had grown up in the '80s when Japan was ascendant (born aloft by a bubble whose burst crippled its economy for decades), and I'd fed on a steady diet of anime and samurai films.
Junot Diaz

There are plenty of dead scientists I admire, but I can't think of any living ones. This is probably because it is only in retrospect that one can see who made the important contributions.
Stephen Hawking

The mark of a good action is that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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Retrospect Translations

retrospect in Spanish is recordar
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