One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Contemplation, regard; scrutiny, inspection.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in The Complaynt of Scotland. From post-classical Latin perspection-, perspectio examination, contemplation (3rd cent.) from classical Latin perspect-, past participial stem of perspicere to see through, look closely into, discern, perceive + -iō.
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