Synonyms for after-thoughts

Grammar : Noun
Spell : af-ter-thawt, ahf-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæf tərˌθɔt, ˈɑf-

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Définition of after-thoughts

Origin :
  • 1660s, from after + thought.
  • As in remembrance : noun memory, recollection
  • As in double take : noun delayed reaction
  • As in second thought : noun reconsideration
  • As in footnote : noun note at bottom of document
  • As in afterthought : noun idea that occurs after it is timely
Example sentences :
  • Many of them were after-thoughts, that occurred along the way.
  • Extract from : « The Quadroon » by Mayne Reid
  • No regrets will avail, no excuses will help, no after-thoughts can profit us.
  • Extract from : « The German War » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Ears, hair, and the other adjuncts come in later as after-thoughts.
  • Extract from : « Children's Ways » by James Sully
  • His illness and these after-thoughts had taught him lessons, and given him hopes.
  • Extract from : « The Great Gold Rush » by W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis
  • Or were some of them after-thoughts, and others in the original version?
  • Extract from : « Shakespearean Tragedy » by A. C. Bradley
  • These were after-thoughts of men anxious to screen themselves at the expense of others.
  • Extract from : « A Short History of the Royal Navy 1217 to 1688 » by David Hannay
  • But After-thoughts, in this month's Macmillan, is well worth perusal.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, February 8, 1890 » by Various
  • But he forgot these after-thoughts in the pleasurable sympathy that his view of the candidate's wife and niece aroused.
  • Extract from : « The Candidate » by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
  • A woman's blow gracefully taken adds a score of inches to our stature, floor us as it may: we win the world's after-thoughts.
  • Extract from : « The Amazing Marriage, Complete » by George Meredith
  • And I cannot help but remark that after-thoughts are hardly conducive to right results.
  • Extract from : « Readings on Fascism and National Socialism » by Various

Antonyms for after-thoughts

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