From the past, present and future

retrospective
(adj)
ret-rǝ-SPECT-iv
Meaning

looking back on the past

1st Sample Sentence

In a retrospective mood, he regretfully considered the many injuries he had unintentionally done to people over the years.

Root

retro (back)#specere (to look at) (Latin)

Mnemonics

Retro: past and spect: is to see so retrospective is to look ack in past Prefix Retro:Behind, past. -spect. just adding "in" to -spect. it becomes inspect. thus inspecting our past, looking back at our past.

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