Meaning of “hindsight” in the English Dictionary


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hindsightnoun [ U ]

us /ˈhɑɪndˌsɑɪt/

the ability to understand, after something has happened, why or how it was done and how it might have been done better:

They are ideas that, in hindsight, often seem hair-brained.

(Definition of “hindsight” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)