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Definition of "forethought" []

  • Deliberation, consideration, or planning beforehand. (noun)
  • Preparation or thought for the future. See Synonyms at prudence. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "forethought" in a sentence
  • "For neither in this chapter nor anywhere in Christ's teaching is there one word against what we call forethought, and they who would find in the words of Jesus any encouragement to thriftlessness are but misrepresenting Him and deceiving themselves."
  • "What makes me object to it is the lack of long-term forethought about what the chemicals being pumped into our bodies could be doing besides helping us lose weight."
  • "And beautifully agreeing with the forethought is the fact that when the Tribes had their lots assigned them in Palestine, the city of Jerusalem fell in the portion of"