Associations to the word «Recollection»


RECOLLECTION, noun. 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.
RECOLLECTION, noun. The power of recalling ideas to the mind, or the period within which things can be recollected; remembrance
RECOLLECTION, noun. That which is recollected; something called to mind; a reminiscence.
RECOLLECTION, noun. (archaic) (also spelled re-collection) The act or practice of collecting or concentrating the mind; concentration; self-control.
RECOLLECTION, noun. Process of collecting again.

Dictionary definition

RECOLLECTION, noun. The ability to recall past occurrences.
RECOLLECTION, noun. The process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort); "he has total recall of the episode".
RECOLLECTION, noun. Something recalled to the mind.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats