What is another word for pasts?

Pronunciation: [pˈasts] (IPA)

When we talk about "pasts", we often refer to events or experiences that have occurred in the past. Synonyms for this word can include history, legacy, previous experiences, prior lives, former times, and bygone eras. Each of these synonyms may have a slightly different connotation: for example, "legacy" implies a certain weight or significance to what has been left behind, while "former times" might suggest a more casual or nostalgic sentiment. Other synonyms for "pasts" could include memories, recollections, or retrospectives, which all emphasize a reflective perspective on the events or experiences of one's past.

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Usage examples for Pasts

Or with what excitement she had watched each walk out, leaning on the arm of the man she had chosen and henceforth to be called his in ail things to the end while the loud crash of the wedding march closed their separate pasts with a single melody.
"The Mettle of the Pasture"
James Lane Allen
Indeed, does not the very fact of their recurrence, of them and of the hundreds of other types and temperaments, point implacably to the conclusion to which the historian, the philosopher and the biologist have driven us: that in the grip of an endless chain of pasts the human soul has no future?
"The Glands Regulating Personality"
Louis Berman, M.D.
For Broadway is a place for presents or futures; she has no welcome for pasts.
"Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course"
W. B. M. Ferguson

Famous quotes with Pasts

  • Too many people have been analyzing their pasts, their childhoods, their memories, their parents, and realizing that it doesn't do anything-or that it doesn't do enough.
    James Hillman
  • Women with pasts interest men... they hope history will repeat itself.
    Mae West
  • In the work of Ts'ui Pên, all possible outcomes occur; each one is the point of departure for other forkings. Sometimes, the paths of this labyrinth converge: for example, you arrive at this house, but in one of the possible pasts you are my enemy, in another, my friend.
    Jorge Luis Borges
  • We are all the sum total of our pasts, good and evil.
    Glen Cook
  • Advanced cultures are usually sophisticated enough, or have been sophisticated enough at some point in their pasts, to realize that foxes shouldn't be relied on to guard henhouses.
    Jane Jacobs

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