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Word: hindsight

Definition: understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened


Sentences Containing 'hindsight'

Already in Pelayo's chronicle the influence of this interpretation, abetted by hindsight, are evident.
Although Keating does have a conscience, and often does genuinely feel bad after doing certain things he knows are immoral, he only feels this way in hindsight, and doesn't allow his morals to influence current decision making.
Bruce Campbell said of the film that it was "not a good movie" when viewed in hindsight, but it initially struck him as "perfectly legit."
In an ironic twist, however, when looked over in hindsight after reading the books, all of Trelawney's predictions (for example predicting Harry Potter and Remus Lupin's death - though the former was only through a technicality) come true eventually.
In hindsight, Shields said that "even when we'd finished it we didn't like half the songs we'd done.
Many of the later comments were made with the benefits of hindsight, and of techniques and concepts unknown in Walcott's time.
The Ottomans prepared to attack Egypt in early 1915, to occupy the Suez Canal and cut the Mediterranean route to India and the Far East. Strachan wrote that in hindsight Ottoman belligerence was inevitable, once and were allowed into the Dardanelles and that delays after that were caused by Ottoman unreadiness for war and Bulgarian neutrality, rather than uncertainty about policy.
With the benefit of hindsight, we now know that this whole strategy was flawed from the outset.
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