Definition of hindsight
: perception of the nature of an event after it has happened In hindsight, it's clear there were alternatives. Hindsight is twenty-twenty.
Examples of hindsight in a sentence
It's easy for us to say that the war was wrong, but we have the advantage of hindsight.
First Known Use of hindsight
HINDSIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hindsight for English Language Learners
: the knowledge and understanding that you have about an event only after it has happened
HINDSIGHT Defined for Kids
Definition of hindsight for Students
: understanding of something only after it has happened
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