second thoughts

second thoughts
second thoughts PLURAL NOUN a change of opinion or resolve reached after reconsideration.

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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 — 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 …  

  • 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 (1938 film) — Second Thoughts is a 1938 British drama film directed by Albert Parker and starring Frank Fox, Evelyn Ankers, Frank Allenby and Joan Hickson.[1] It was also released as Crime of Peter Frame. A chemist is left unhinged following a laboratory… …   Wikipedia

  • Second Thoughts (novel) — Second Thoughts ( fr. La Modification, 1957) is a novel by Michel Butor. It is the author s most famous work.Plot summaryThe plot is quite straightforward: a middle aged man takes the train in Paris to visit his lover (Cécile) whom he has not… …   Wikipedia

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