Origin of reckoning
Synonyms for reckoning
Examples from the Web for self-reckoning
Contemporary Examples of self-reckoning
I went back home and I just had a self-reckoning moment of what it is that I wanted to do with my life.Lupita Nyong’o On Her Magical Journey from Kenya to ‘12 Years A Slave’ and Possible Oscar Glory
February 22, 2014
early 14c., "narrative, account," verbal noun from reckon (v.). Meaning "a settling of accounts" is from mid-14c.; that of "calculation" is from late 14c. Cf. Dutch rekening "a bill, account, reckoning," Old High German rechenunga, German rechnung, Danish regning "a reckoning, computation." Day of reckoning attested from c.1600.