hindsight
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈhaɪndsaɪt/
Noun

hindsight

  1. Realisation or understanding of the significance and nature of events after they have occurred
    In hindsight, I should have quit that job sooner.
    • When you read "Seven Little Rabbits ↗" at age 6 and read it again 15 years later, the hindsight you've developed in the time between will make you look at and think of the book very differently!
  2. (rare) The rear sight of a firearm
Antonyms Translations Translations
  • French: avec le recul, rétrospectivement
  • German: im Nachhinein
  • Portuguese: em retrospecto
  • Spanish: en retrospectiva, en perspectiva, "a posteriori", a toro pasado



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