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English noun: afterthought

1. afterthought (cognition) thinking again about a choice previously made


SamplesHe had second thoughts about his purchase.


Synonymsreconsideration, rethink, second thought


Broader (hypernym)change of mind, flip-flop, reversal, turnabout, turnaround

2. afterthought (artifact) an addition that was not included in the original plan


SamplesThe garage was an afterthought.


Broader (hypernym)add-on, addition, improver









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