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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hindsight mean? 

  The noun HINDSIGHT has 1 sense:

1. understanding the nature of an event after it has happened

  Familiarity information: HINDSIGHT used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Understanding the nature of an event after it has happened

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Context example:

hindsight is always better than foresight

Hypernyms ("hindsight" is a kind of...):

apprehension; discernment; savvy; understanding (the cognitive condition of someone who understands)

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