second thought

noun

Definition of second thought

  1. :  reconsideration or a revised opinion of a previous often hurried decision <began to have second thoughts>

Examples of second thought in a sentence

  1. After she agreed to lend him the money, she had second thoughts.

  2. She was having second thoughts about getting married.

  3. He hardly gave it a second thought.

1622

First Known Use of second thought

1622


SECOND THOUGHT Defined for English Language Learners

second thought

noun

Definition of second thought for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of guilt, doubt, worry, etc., that you have after you have decided to do something or after something has happened


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