forthink

verb for·think \fərˈthiŋk\

Definition of forthink

forthought

\-ˈthȯt\ ;

forthought

;

forthinking

;

forthinks

  1. transitive verb
  2. now chiefly Scottish :  to change the mind of (oneself); often :  regret

  3. intransitive verb
  4. now chiefly Scottish :  to have a change of mind or a feeling of regret

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Origin and Etymology of forthink

Middle English forthinken, forthenken to regret, repent, displease, be displeased; partly from for- + thinken to seem; partly from Old English forthencan to mistrust, despise, despair, from for- + thencan to think — more at think


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