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- v. To turn back.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To turn back.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To turn back.
- n. One who returns to his original creed.
- n. That which undergoes retroversion, as a part or organ of the body.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. go back to a previous state
Peeping through the lowered venetians of yesteryear (recollection as a species of voyeurism is very Ishiguro), the retrovert is privy to a series of partial visions that eventually reveal a life guided by calamitous misapprehension on his part.
As I retrovert a little to the world events of the past few years there are two things that stand out, to my mind.