hindsight definition

  • noun:
    • Perception associated with the significance and nature of events after they have actually occurred.
    • the trunk picture of a firearm.
    • Realisation or comprehension of the significance and nature of events when they have actually occurred
    • the trunk sight of a firearm
    • understanding the nature of an event after it's happened.
    • Backward sight or perception; knowledge or understanding of what exactly is previous; afterthought: humorously against foresight.
    • comprehending the nature of a meeting after this has taken place

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