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second thoughts

Definitions

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  • n. The process of raising doubt or coming to a different conclusion through further consideration; the doubts or new conclusion resulting from this process.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj.

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Examples

  • And while he might be regretting making the offer-she recognized second thoughts in his hesitation-the reason he'd made it still existed.

    Blood Lines

  • It was so light, in fact, that Tobas had second thoughts about his conclusion that thread-of-gold had been used.

    With a Single Spell

  • And finally, as a kind of lackadaisical concession to the rest of them, enter our third delegate, Haj, the egregious Sorbonne-educated, uncrowned merchant prince of Bukavu: but with such disdain, such foppery, and such determined distance from his fellows, that I was tempted to wonder whether he was having second thoughts about standing in for his father.

    the mission song

  • Still, scared he might be going to have second thoughts if he guessed how really utterly discomposed she felt, she managed a smile for him as he let go of her hand to feel above the door.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • The bigmouthed hood immediately had second thoughts and put his free hand up.

    Cross

  • When the Sogdians heard that Alexander was in their country, they began to have second thoughts about Bessus.

    Alexander the Great

  • This time her speed was governed by the mechantman, and Langsdorff had second thoughts about the distress message her operator had managed to transmit.

    Graf Spee

  • Maddy tucked her escaping hair behind her ear, suddenly having second thoughts about her grand plan to seduce William Killkenny.

    Dragon Warrior

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  • Up to now, Dudley Scales had always got on very well with convention; but now that convention quarrelled with his desires, he began to discover that he had no respect for it whatsoever, and never had. To hell with conventions! But on second thoughts, perhaps it need not come to that. Perhaps Yashima would permit herself to be conventionalized. -- ''Yashima, or, The Gorgeous West'' by R T Sherwood, 1931.

    December 24, 2008