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noun (plural: recollections)
  1. 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.
  2. The power of recalling ideas to the mind, or the period within which things can be recollected; remembrance; memory; as, an event within my recollection.
  3. That which is recollected; something called to mind; reminiscence. One of his earliest recollections." Macaulay.
  4. The act or practice of collecting or concentrating the mind; concentration; self-control. Archaic
From such an education Charles contracted habits of gravity and recollection.
    Etymology: récollection.

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