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  • as inchange of heart
  • as incold feet
  • as incompunction
  • as inflip-flop

synonyms for second thoughts

  • 180
  • about-face
  • apostasy
  • backpedaling
  • change of mind
  • defection
  • flip-flop
  • reversal
  • turnaround
  • volte-face
  • attrition
  • conscience
  • contrition
  • misgiving
  • penitence
  • pity
  • punctiliousness
  • qualm
  • reluctance
  • remorse
  • repentance
  • rue
  • ruth
  • shame
  • sympathy
  • penitency
  • stab of conscience
  • about-face
  • reversal
  • turnabout
  • U-turn
  • volte-face
  • change
  • changeover
  • switch
  • turnaround
  • change of course
  • change of heart
  • switchover
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How to use second thoughts in a sentence

In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
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On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The beauty, the mystery,—this fierce sunshine or something—stir——' She hesitated for a fraction of a second.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
But if God made man, then God is responsible for all man's acts and thoughts, and therefore man cannot sin against God.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
If you have any thoughts of influencing me or my men to join the regular Confederate army, you may as well give up the idea.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Roman Pane who accompanied Columbus on his second voyage alludes to another method of using the herb.
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He set down as the second the golden rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them.”
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
By the second process, it is made to the advantage of the issuer of the notes to hasten their withdrawal himself.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
At first startled, her second thought was that this would be the best possible thing which could happen.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
So far as the right or wrong of having contraband whisky was concerned, I don't think any one gave it a second thought.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO SECOND THOUGHTS

  • 180
  • about-face
  • apostasy
  • backpedaling
  • change of mind
  • defection
  • flip-flop
  • reversal
  • second thoughts
  • turnaround
  • volte-face
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.