Recollection

Definition of Recollection

Rec`ol`lec´tion   Pronunciation: r?k`?l`l?k´sh?n
n.1.The act of recollecting, or recalling to the memory; the operation by which objects are recalled to the memory, or ideas revived in the mind; reminiscence; remembrance.
2.The power of recalling ideas to the mind, or the period within which things can be recollected; remembrance; memory; as, an event within my recollection.
3.That which is recollected; something called to mind; reminiscence.
4.The act or practice of collecting or concentrating the mind; concentration; self-control.
From such an education Charles contracted habits of gravity and recollection.
- Robertson.

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Mnemosyne, affect memory, anamnesis, anterograde memory, atavism, collective memory, commitment to memory, computer memory, disk memory, drum memory, emotional response, engram, exercise of memory, flashback, hindsight, information storage, kinesthetic memory, learning by heart, looking back, memoir, memorization, memorizing, memory, memory bank, memory circuit, memory trace, mind, mneme, race memory, recall, recalling, recollecting, reconsideration, reexperiencing, reflection, reliving, remembering, reminiscence, retrospect, review, revival, rote, rote memory, screen memory, skill, souvenir, study, tape memory, verbal response, visual memory, youth
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