Definition of hindsight in English:


Line breaks: hind|sight
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪn(d)sʌɪt


[mass noun]
Understanding of a situation or event only after it has happened or developed: with hindsight, I should never have gone
More example sentences
  • Playing through Iron Storm was like looking back in hindsight on a historical event.
  • With hindsight, we know how his moral instinct trumped the evidence for the war and its legality.
  • Many times I look back in hindsight and think of how I should have handled a situation.

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