second thoughts

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  • Second thoughts — Second Sec ond, a. [F., fr. L. secundus second, properly, following, fr. sequi to follow. See {Sue} to follow, and cf. {Secund}.] 1. Immediately following the first; next to the first in order of place or time; hence, occurring again; another;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • second thoughts — If some has second thoughts, they start to think that an idea, etc, is not as good as it sounded at first and are starting to have doubts …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • second thoughts — plural noun 1. Doubts 2. Reconsideration • • • Main Entry: ↑second …   Useful english dictionary

  • second thoughts — index hesitation, hindsight Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • second thoughts — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ a change of opinion or resolve reached after reconsideration …   English terms dictionary

  • Second Thoughts — The term refers to the process of raising doubt or coming to a different conclusion through further consideration, or to the doubts or new conclusion resulting from this process.Second Thoughts may also refer to:* Second Thoughts (novel), a novel …   Wikipedia

  • second thoughts — noun The process of raising doubt or coming to a different conclusion through further consideration; the doubts or new conclusion resulting from this process. On second thoughts I dont think I will. See Also: have second thoughts, on second… …   Wiktionary

  • second thoughts — /sɛkənd ˈθɔts/ (say sekuhnd thawts) plural noun 1. a revised opinion: *This was her metier, doing things; she had no attacks of self doubt, no second thoughts now that her mind was made up. –colleen mccullough, 1975. –phrase 2. on second thoughts …   Australian English dictionary

  • second thoughts —    If some has second thoughts, they start to think that an idea, etc, is not as good as it sounded at first and are starting to have doubts.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • second thoughts — Synonyms and related words: about face, afterthought, afterthoughts, ambitendency, ambivalence, better thoughts, capriciousness, change of mind, changeableness, developed thought, double mindedness, dubiety, dubiousness, fence sitting, fence… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • second thoughts — additional thoughts, additional reflection; feelings of regret …   English contemporary dictionary

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