afterthought

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  • She would take your hand without art, and let you hold it without afterthought. Cited from Little Novels of Italy, by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • Never start forward and then try to find her as an afterthought. Cited from Etiquette, by Emily Post
  • Most certainly film acting was an afterthought in his long and distinguished stage career.
  • We can all remember the time when audio was very much the afterthought.
  • Then, as if he had an afterthought, he wrote a third time. Cited from Jimgrim and Allah's Peace, by Talbot Mundy
  • Then indeed it would be simple and perfect and without reserve or afterthought. Cited from Virginibus Puerisque, by Robert L. Stevenson
  • She sought pleasure, and she had found it, and she had no afterthought. Cited from The Roll-Call, by Arnold Bennett
  • Then, as an afterthought, he put the date and his address at the top. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • He took her extended hand by an afterthought, and held it until she withdrew it. Cited from Love and Mr. Lewisham, by H. G. Wells
  • She spoke with the air of a great lady, to whom the world is matter only for an afterthought. Cited from Moon Endureth [Tales/Fancies], by John Buchan
  • Session takes are, it goes without saying, something more of an afterthought, after all.
  • He appeared to add that last bit, as an afterthought, and we both knew it meant nothing. Cited from The Ghost Pirates, by William Hope Hodgson
  • He seemed to have added that last part as an afterthought. Cited from The Ghost Pirates, by William Hope Hodgson
  • How then is it possible to make woman an afterthought? Cited from The Woman's Bible, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Moreover, women and girls were an afterthought of a system designed for men.
  • Then, as kind of an afterthought, he holds out his hand. Cited from Wilt Thou Torchy, by Sewell Ford
  • Have you ever considered the fact that I was an afterthought? Cited from Misalliance, by George Bernard Shaw
  • It is not given much space in the guide-books and it came to us only as an afterthought. Cited from British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car, by Thomas D. Murphy
  • The station was only built as an afterthought following a petition from local people.
  • I am inventing one now because you ask me; it is an afterthought. Cited from The Heavenly Twins, by Madame Sarah Grand
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Words starting with afterthought

Meaning of afterthought

  • noun An addition that was not included in the original plan
    the garage was an afterthought