Definition of hindsight
- In hindsight, it's clear there were alternatives.
- Hindsight is twenty-twenty.
It's easy for us to say that the war was wrong, but we have the advantage of hindsight.
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: the knowledge and understanding that you have about an event only after it has happened
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