Definition of Foregone conclusion

1. Noun. An inevitable ending.

Exact synonyms: Matter Of Course
Generic synonyms: Conclusion, Ending, Finish



2. Noun. Something that is certain. "His victory is a certainty"

Definition of Foregone conclusion

1. Noun. A predictable or inevitable conclusion, or one made without any consideration. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Foregone conclusion

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In both of these respects there is a striking contrast observable between man and the animal. foregone conclusion that human intelligence originated from ..."

2. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1908)
"The deposition of the Duke was a foregone conclusion; and it was furthermore decided that his Duchy should be given to Lorenzo de' Medici. ..."

3. The History of Twenty-five Years by Sir Spencer Walpole (1903)
"The language was simply used to conceal the truth that Russia had denounced the treaty, and that the Conference had met to register the foregone conclusion ..."

4. The Assault on Humanism by Paul Shorey (1917)
"And in the plurality of causes there is no scientific method by which the advocates of Latin will be able to disprove this foregone conclusion. ..."

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