hindsight hindsight  /ˈhaɪnd ˌsaɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) understanding the nature of an event after it has happened

Usage(s):

  1. This is not a case of the advantage of hindsight; this was obviously a crazy idea, even in 1913.
  2. Some pessimists, with the benefit of hindsight, suggested that the years after 911 marked the beginning of the end of the American Century.
  3. Yet, incredibly, all of the evidence and arguments necessary to have made the right decision were available at the time and in hindsight are glaringly obvious.

News

  1. Wildwood approves ban on saggy pants

    WILDWOOD — Hindsight will soon be punishable by a $25 fine in this Jersey Shore resort.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Daily Journal

  2. Hindsight is voted down in Wildwood

    Hindsight will soon be punishable by a $25 fine in this Jersey Shore resort.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Courier-Post

  3. NJ town OKs boardwalk ban on saggy pants

    WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Hindsight will soon be punishable by a $25 fine in this Jersey Shore resort.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I don't want to be part of the problem anymore. With the benefit of hindsight and a somewhat different perspective, I made some misjudgments. And of course, I can sit here and say all day long, 'If I could do it again I'd do something different,'...
    on May 20, 2010 By: Floyd Landis Source: ESPN.co.uk

  2. "In hindsight, as a team, I think we all agree we could have ridden differently (Tuesday)," Armstrong said. "You can look at the position we went into the cobbles (in), you can look at perhaps the amount of the time we spent on the sides,...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: Seattle Times

  3. "I guess hindsight is 20/20," he said. "I don't think anybody made any bad choices here. We did all we thought we could do. I talked to the doctor on Monday in just trying to make sure we were making wise choices. I don't think anyone is at...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Jake Peavy Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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