Origin of recollection
OTHER WORDS FROM recollectionmis·rec·ol·lec·tion, nounnon·rec·ol·lec·tion, nounself-rec·ol·lec·tion, noun
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How to use recollection in a sentence
In that way, it’s helpful for recollection to render the memory of an event malleable, so that it may be integrated with the present.
The act of recollection allows us to mentally time travel to a past event, and this allows us to imagine a future as well as a past.
I’ve known Burns for a long time, and told her my recollection was she had always opposed quotas.
No wonder we have a feeling of recollection on such evenings.What the Meadow Teaches Us - Issue 90: Something Green|Andreas Weber|September 16, 2020|Nautilus
Goldsmith and Aguirre both said they had no recollection of any attempts to repeal the law.SDPD Says it Will Stop Enforcing Seditious Language Law|Kate Nucci|August 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It opens with Huckabee's dramatic recollection of going through security at the airport.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I had no memory of the other two, and that information was used to discredit my recollection of what had happened to me.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She woke up and realized she had no recollection of the past several hours.How Bill Cosby Allegedly Silenced His Accusers Through A Tabloid Smear Campaign|Marlow Stern|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Twenty-six years later, Su Meck is still learning about the family she raised and the husband she has no recollection of marrying.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Sept. 22-28, 2014|John Boot|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whose first recollection of sexual arousal was watching Jackie Earle Haley in Bad News Bears.Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are unquestionably penitent now; but then, you know, they have the recollection of very recent suffering fresh upon them.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
That evening in the gondola, with one old and two newer friends, is marked with a white stone in my recollection.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
My earliest recollection in connection with railways is my first railway journey, which took place when I was four years of age.
He cannot live; and the doctor says that neither speech nor recollection can return before he dies.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
For many a day afterwards my cheek glowed with pleasure at the recollection of that sweet obeisance.