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Pronunciation:  'aftur`thot

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\Aft"er*thought`\, n.
Reflection after an act; later or subsequent thought or

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