second thoughts

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.

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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 — 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 …  

  • 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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