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noun as in retrospect

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Thanks to historical hindsight, though, the new film manages to find the perspective necessary to make it not only possible to give “Boys” another look, but to make it worth the effort.

I checked on Shemar a couple of times during the spring, but, in hindsight, I was too willing to let the lockdown serve as an excuse to hunker down with my own kids, who were doing online learning at other Baltimore public schools.

With the luxury of hindsight and reading a few postmortems, it’s easy to understand why the first Avatar game was a complicated project that left a mixed bag of possible interpretations on the table.

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In hindsight, Sonstegard says his team’s only mistake was not properly screening for the plasmid to begin with.

In hindsight, I don’t feel like this was a failure, but I had to get creative to find an alternative.

In hindsight, however, he feels that the suspension has “had a positive impact on the fraternal community.”

The anti-Monty school say they do not have them, or are interpreting them with hindsight.

In hindsight, it is one of the more cringe-inducing campaign promises Barack Obama ever made.

But in hindsight, they were just part of the journey to get me to where I stand today.

His position is that he knows the truth because he was there and that the SSCI wrote the report with 20/20 hindsight.

Do you, in the light of hindsight, perhaps, do you have any feeling now that he was secreting that weapon on your premises?

With brilliant hindsight some of them tell us that more than a dozen civilizations have gone down into the darkness before us.

Is that routine prescribed, should it be prescribed do you think now in the light of hindsight in this situation?

I'm mostly stronger on hindsight than I am on foresight, but this hyar's onct I sorta lined 'em both up an' got a good bead.

His foresight was beginning to loom, his hindsight was not clean, and he knew that would make him shoot high.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hindsight, such as: experience, knowledge, recollection, remembering, wisdom, and 20/20 vision.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.