retrospect

(A word of the day…a day late, in retrospect)

Pronunciation /ˈrɛtrəspɛkt/
noun
A survey or review of a past course of events or period of time.
Phrases
in retrospect
When looking back on a past event or situation; with hindsight.

Origin
Early 17th century from retro-‘back’, on the pattern of the noun prospect.

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Hind-sight does not always mean looking at things in retrospect.

Hind – female red deer (visual pun)

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