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1. hindsight

noun. ['ˈhaɪndˌsaɪt, ˈhaɪnˌsaɪt'] understanding the nature of an event after it has happened.

Synonyms

  • discernment
  • apprehension
  • understanding

Antonyms

  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness
  • tasteful
  • tasteless

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Hindsight

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

How do you pronounce hindsight?

Pronounce hindsight as ˈhaɪnˌsaɪt.

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Sentences with hindsight


1. Noun, singular or mass
You know what they say about hindsight and 20-20.

2. Adjective
Although there were many causes of the crisis, in hindsight Gaussian distributions likely should not have been used.

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