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1. afterthought

noun. ['ˈæftɝˌθɑːt, ˈæftɝˌθɔt'] thinking again about a choice previously made.

Synonyms

  • rethink
  • second thought
  • change of mind
  • turnaround
  • flip-flop
  • reversal
  • reconsideration

Etymology

  • after- (English)
  • thought (English)
  • thought (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Afterthought

  • forethought

Example sentences of the word afterthought


1. Adjective
The silence or awkward moment will likely be an afterthought if it's addressed head-on.

2. Noun, singular or mass
These measures may look like an afterthought, though, so it's better to plan ahead.

2. afterthought

noun. ['ˈæftɝˌθɑːt, ˈæftɝˌθɔt'] an addition that was not included in the original plan.

Synonyms

  • addition
  • add-on

Antonyms

  • affirmation
  • subtraction
  • decrease

Etymology

  • after- (English)
  • thought (English)
  • thought (Middle English (1100-1500))
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