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Meaning of FORETHOUGHT

Pronunciation:  'fowr`thot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"
  2. [n]  planning or plotting in advance of acting
 

FORETHOUGHT is a 11 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: care, caution, precaution, premeditation
 
 See Also: judiciousness, planning, preparation, provision

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fore"thought`\, a.
    Thought of, or planned, beforehand; aforethought; prepense;
    hence, deliberate. ``Forethought malice.'' --Bacon.
    
    
  2. \Fore"thought`\, n.
    A thinking or planning beforehand; prescience; premeditation;
    forecast; provident care.
    
          A sphere that will demand from him forethought,
          courage, and wisdom.                     --I. Taylor.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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