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Meaning of AFTERTHOUGHT

Pronunciation:  'aftur`thot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an addition that was not included in the original plan; "the garage was an afterthought"
  2. [n]  thinking again about a choice previously made; "he had second thoughts about his purchase"
 

AFTERTHOUGHT is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: reconsideration, rethink, second thought
 
 See Also: addition, change of mind, flip-flop, improver, reversal, turnabout, turnaround

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Aft"er*thought`\, n.
Reflection after an act; later or subsequent thought or
expedient.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: about-face, addendum, afterthoughts, appendix, back matter, better thoughts, bind, block, blockage, bureaucratic delay, change of mind, chorus, coda, codicil, colophon, conclusion, consequence, continuance, continuation, delay, delayage, delayed reaction, detention, developed thought, double take, dragging, dying words, envoi, epilogue, flip, flip-flop, follow-through, follow-up, halt, hang-up, hindrance, holdup, interim, jam, lag, lagging, last words, logjam, mature judgment, mature thought, moratorium, obstruction, paperasserie, Parthian shot, parting shot, pause, peroration, postface, postfix, postlude, postscript, PS, reappraisal, reconsideration, red tape, red-tapeism, red-tapery, re-examination, refrain, reprieve, respite, retardance, retardation, rethinking, revaluation, reversal, reverse, review, right-about, right-about-face, ripe idea, second thought, second thoughts, sequel, sequela, sequelae, sequelant, sequent, sequitur, slowdown, slowness, slow-up, stay, stay of execution, stop, stoppage, subscript, suffix, supplement, suspension, swan song, tag, tergiversating, tergiversation, tie-up, time lag, turnabout, turnaround, volte-face, wait
 

 

 

 

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