Definition of Second thought

1. Noun. Thinking again about a choice previously made. "He had second thoughts about his purchase"




Definition of Second thought

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of second thoughts) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Second Thought

second serve
second serves
second service
second session
second set rejection
second sheet
second sight
second signaling system
second slip
second slips
second sound
second stage of labour
second stomach
second string
second temporal convolution
second thought (current term)
second thoughts
second tibial muscle
second to none
second tooth
second trimester
second unit
second violin
second violinist
second violinists
second wind
secondaries
secondarily
secondarily generalised tonic-clonic seizure
secondariness

Literary usage of Second thought

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Poems by Edward Sandford Martin (1914)
"A second thought rT~'HIS world 's the worst I ever saw; •*• I 'd like to make it better; ... second thought."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1858)
"... simple as they may appear, until we have given the subject the rapid, it may be, hut " sober second thought" of careful deliberation. ART. VII. ..."

3. Letters of George Meredith by George Meredith (1912)
"But reviewing is too hasty and wilful for a second thought of it.— Yours faithfully, GEORGE MEREDITH. To Sidney Lysaght. Box HILL, DORKING, June 6, 1906. ..."

4. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"Meat must be with money bought; She therefore, upon second thought, InJ'us*dt yet as it were by stealth, Some small regard fur state and ..."

5. History of the United States of America Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1904)
"THE sober second thought of the people at length sustained President Fillmore in his purpose to uphold the peace settlement of 1850 as a final and ..."

6. History of the United States of America: Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1904)
"THE sober second thought of the people at length sustained President Fillmore in his purpose to uphold the peace settlement of 1850 as a final and ..."

7. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by John Gibson Lockhart (1837)
"entirely rest with your Grace, without whose countenance it would be folly in me to give the matter a second thought. With your patronage, both my situation ..."

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