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Definition of "recency" [re•cen•cy]

  • The property of being recent, newness (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "recency" in a sentence
  • "First, psychologists have documented a phenomenon they call the recency effect."
  • "Many of today's gold lovers are inflicted with what psychologists call the "recency" effect – the tendency of human beings to give most importance to what has happened in the recent past."
  • "This is a cognitive bias known as the recency effect."