hindsight

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Split-arrows.gif It has been requested that this entry be split into hindsight and in hindsight(+).

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From hind +‎ sight

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hindsight ‎(countable and uncountable, plural hindsights)

  1. Realisation or understanding of the significance and nature of events after they have occurred
    When you read "Seven Little Rabbits" at age 6 and read it again 15 years later, the hindsight you've developed in the time between will make you look at and think of the book very differently!
  2. The rear sight of a firearm

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