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1. foresight

noun. ['ˈfɔrˌsaɪt'] providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future.

Synonyms

  • providence
  • foresightfulness

Antonyms

  • myopia
  • incapacity
  • cognizance

Etymology

  • fore- (English)
  • sight (English)
  • sihþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Foresight

  • andesite
  • anthracite
  • brucite
  • calcite
  • eyesight
  • felicite
  • granulocyte
  • gravesite
  • hindsight
  • hindsight
  • hussite
  • insight
  • leukocyte
  • lucite
  • lymphocyte
  • magnesite
  • oversight
  • parasite
  • phagocyte
  • plebiscite

Example sentences of the word foresight


1. Noun, singular or mass
With a little foresight, this gallery trick can be brought into your home.

Quotes containing the word foresight


1. Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you're on the journey. But you've got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.
- Usher

2. Our bodies have five senses: touch, smell, taste, sight, hearing. But not to be overlooked are the senses of our souls: intuition, peace, foresight, trust, empathy. The differences between people lie in their use of these senses; most people don't know anything about the inner senses while a few people rely on them just as they rely on their physical senses, and in fact probably even more.
- C. JoyBell C.

3. Before you become too entranced with gorgeous gadgets and mesmerizing video displays, let me remind you that information is not knowledge, knowledge is not wisdom, and wisdom is not foresight. Each grows out of the other, and we need them all.
- Arthur C. Clarke

2. foresight

noun. ['ˈfɔrˌsaɪt'] seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing.

Synonyms

  • prevision
  • prospicience
  • knowing

Antonyms

  • uneducated
  • uninformed
  • unintended
  • imprudence

Etymology

  • fore- (English)
  • sight (English)
  • sihþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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