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hind·sight

 (hīnd′sīt′)
n.
1. Perception of the significance and nature of events after they have occurred.
2. The rear sight of a firearm.

hindsight

(ˈhaɪndˌsaɪt)
n
1. the ability to understand, after something has happened, what should have been done or what caused the event
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a firearm's rear sight

hind•sight

(ˈhaɪndˌsaɪt)

n.
recognition of the nature or requirements of a situation, event, etc., after its occurrence.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has happened; "hindsight is always better than foresight"
discernment, savvy, understanding, apprehension - the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
Translations
إدراك طبيعة الحادث بعد وقوعه
dodatečná moudrost
bagklogskab
utólag okos
eftirhyggja
gudrumas po laiko
apjēga pēc notikuma, atpakalskats
neskorá rada/ľútosť
farkedip sonradan anlama

hindsight

[ˈhaɪndsaɪt] N with the benefit of hindsighten retrospectiva

hindsight

[ˈhaɪndsaɪt] nrecul m
with the benefit of hindsight, with hindsight → avec le recul, rétrospectivement
With hindsight, we'd have done it differently → Avec le recul, je pense que nous nous y serions pris autrement.
in hindsight → avec le recul

hindsight

n now with the benefit or wisdom of hindsighthinterher or im Nachhinein ist man ja immer schlauer; with hindsight it’s easy to criticizehinterher or im Nachhinein ist es leicht zu kritisieren; it was, in hindsight, a mistaken judgementes war, rückblickend betrachtet, ein Fehlurteil

hindsight

[ˈhaɪndˌsaɪt] nsenno di poi
with the benefit of hindsight → con il senno di poi

hindsight

(ˈhaindsait) noun
wisdom or knowledge got only after something (usually bad) has happened. In hindsight, we should have acted differently.
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