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in retrospect meaning

"in retrospect" in a sentence
MeaningMobile
  • [American slang]
    reconsidering the past with the knowledge one now has.
      In retrospect, I would have gone to a better college.
      David realized, in hindsight, that he should have finished school.
Examples
  • in retrospect it was a nightmare.
  • in retrospect it may seem odd.
  • It is pleasant in retrospect.
  • in retrospect all successful policies seem preordained.
  • It was odd that in retrospect they both seemed equally dreary.
  • in retrospect we may recognize the danger that lay in a too inflexible perfection of poise.
  • The victory of the royal air force on september 15 is seen now in retrospect to have marked its decisive turningpoint.
  • Only in retrospect do i realize that stripping bormann and lammers of power would hardly have changed the course of events.
  • The latter's yearning to expiate a guilt that was in retrospect vastly exaggerated or nonexistent prolonged the war.
  • How ungenerously in later lift we disclaim the virtuous moods of our youth, living in retrospect long, summer days of unreflecting dissipation.
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