Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of forethink.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The creative modes of human response already designated by Heidegger in forethinking, namely, poetizing, thinking, building, and dwelling, are all no longer violent, but they are nonetheless, each in its own way, the expression of an enormous power of man.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • This "key word" of forethinking is called upon now to determine the distribution of "power and impotence" between Being and the essence of man.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • The Turks and some forethinking Europeans were doing the innoculation with a mild form of smallpox in the early 1700's.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • This indeed I know, that we generally think before on our future actions, and that that forethinking is present, but the action whereof we forethink is not yet, because it is to come.

    The Confessions

  • Which, when we have set upon, and have begun to do what we were forethinking, then shall that action be; because then it is no longer future, but present.

    The Confessions

  • As perilous as life on the Estates could become now, with monstrous creatures attacking without warning or provocation, the wise and forethinking knew it was not only possible, but probable, that life in the capital would become far more dangerous.

    Storm Breaking

  • It is part of the burden of the executive head that he must do the forethinking not only for himself but for those under him.

    Power of Mental Imagery Being the Fifth of a Series of Twelve Volumes on the Applications of Psychology to the Problems of Personal and Business Efficiency

  • It is uncertaine where death looks for us; let us expect her everie where: the premeditation of death, is a forethinking of libertie.

    That to Philosophise Is to Learne How to Die.

  • "But what shall he be that will pass Pesistrato in cruelty, having offended them which loved him without forethinking that which he should afterwards have done to those that had had the same in heart?

    The Most Pleasant and Delectable Questions of Love

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.