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retrospection (n.)

1630s, noun of action from past participle stem of Latin retrospicere "look back," from retro- "back" (see retro-) + specere "look at" (from PIE root *spek- "to observe").

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Definitions of retrospection from WordNet

retrospection (n.)
reference to things past;
the story begins with no introductory retrospections
retrospection (n.)
memory for experiences that are past;
some psychologists tried to contrast retrospection and introspection
From wordnet.princeton.edu