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of, relating to, or contemplating the past
affecting or influencing past things; retroactive
looking backwards
an exhibition of works from an extended period of an artist's activity
looking back on the past
{a} looking backwards, reviewing
Looking backward; contemplating things past; opposed to prospective; as, a retrospective view
an exhibition of a representative selection of an artist's life work concerned with or related to the past; "retrospective self-justification
an exhibition of a representative selection of an artist's life work
Having reference to what is past; affecting things past; retroactive; as, a retrospective law
{s} retroactive, taking effect on an earlier date; of retrospection, of contemplation of past events
Retrospective feelings or opinions concern things that happened in the past. Afterwards, retrospective fear of the responsibility would make her feel almost faint. + retrospectively retro·spec·tive·ly Retrospectively, it seems as if they probably were negligent
Literally, a look back in history A "retrospective study" reviews the treatment of a disease over a period of time and the individual's long-term response to therapy
An exhibit that shows a large number of works done over a period of time by a living artist
(1) Converting bibliographic information to machine-readable records (2) For OCLC members, converting machine-readable records cataloged before becoming an OCLC member
looking back over past experience
an exhibition of works from an extended period of an artists activity
A retrospective is an exhibition or showing of work done by an artist over many years, rather than his or her most recent work. a retrospective of the films of Judy Garland
Concerning medical, social, and environmental factors encountered before the beginning of the study {4} Use your browser's "BACK" button to return to the page you were viewing previously
Extending in scope or effect to a prior time or to conditions that existed or originated in the past
Retrospective laws or legal actions take effect from a date before the date when they are officially approved. Bankers are quick to condemn retrospective tax legislation. + retrospectively retro·spec·tive·ly a decree which retrospectively changes the electoral law under which last year's national elections were held. a show of the work of an artist, actor, film-maker etc that includes examples of all the kinds of work they have done
concerned with or related to the past; "retrospective self-justification"
retrospective determinism
A fallacy consisting in reasoning that because something happened, it was therefore bound to happen
retrospective memory
The remembering of information from the past
retrospective exhibition
display of past events, exhibition for looking back on the past
retrospective look
look at the past
To look or refer back to; to reflect on
consideration of past times

Whether, like Colin, in retrospect Willie Lee and Baptist would feel that what has vanished was greater than what was achieved, is not something we can predict.

a view or contemplation of something past
{n} a view of things past, a review
When you consider something in retrospect, you think about it afterwards, and often have a different opinion about it from the one that you had at the time. In retrospect, I wish that I had thought about alternative courses of action. in retrospect thinking back to a time in the past, especially with the advantage of knowing more now than you did then (retro- + -spect (as in prospect))
A looking back on things past; view or contemplation of the past
To look backward; hence, to affect or concern what is past
contemplation of things past; "in retrospect
{f} reflect on the past, contemplate previous events
contemplation of things past; "in retrospect"
look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events, etc ); remember; "she reviewed her achievements with pride"
{i} review of past events, contemplation of the past
In a retrospective manner
in a manner contemplative of past events; "retrospectively, he seems like a great artist"
retroactively, in the manner of taking effect on a past date; with contemplation of past events
in a manner contemplative of past events; "retrospectively, he seems like a great artist
By way of retrospect

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    /ˌretrəˈspektəv/ /ˌrɛtrəˈspɛktɪv/


    [ -'spek-tiv ] (adjective.) 1664. retrospect+-ive. from Latin retrospectare


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