second thought noun
: a feeling of guilt, doubt, worry, etc., that you have after you have decided to do something or after something has happened
: reconsideration or a revised opinion of a previous often hurried decision <began to have second thoughts>
Examples of SECOND THOUGHT
- After she agreed to lend him the money, she had second thoughts.
- She was having second thoughts about getting married.
- He hardly gave it a second thought.
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