Definition of Foresightedness

1. Noun. Providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future.

Exact synonyms: Foresight, Foresightfulness
Generic synonyms: Providence
Derivative terms: Foresighted, Foresightful



Definition of Foresightedness

1. Noun. The quality of having foresight ¹

2. Noun. The prudent exercise of common sense when planning for the future ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foresightedness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foresightedness

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foresightedness (current term)
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Literary usage of Foresightedness

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1. The Boy Scout Movement Applied by the Church by Norman Egbert Richardson, Ormond Eros Loomis (1915)
"Such virtues as foresightedness and patience, though, good Scouts practice naturally, and the fact that the beans when done are even more luscious than the ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"In this rivalry of foresightedness the German and French governments have been our keenest competitors both on sea and land, and have probably surpassed us ..."

3. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1912)
"... the first railroad will come to you from the east, after this timber, here, where we stand." He truly says this was evidence of a great foresightedness, ..."

4. The Monthly Review (1844)
"... the actual state of things and the estimate of living character, as well as to the want of decision and clear foresightedness in respect of the future. ..."

5. Contributions to the Bacteriology of the Oyster by Woods Hutchinson, Hollis Godfrey, Rhode Island (State) Commissioners of shell-fisheries, Lester Angell Round (1914)
"dition of the laborer have been steadily improved — partly by the foresightedness of the more intelligent class of employers, whose results have proved an ..."

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