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second thought

or second-thought

Often, second thoughts. reservation about a previous action, position, decision, judgment, or the like:
He had second thoughts about his decision.
on second thought, after reconsideration:
On second thought, I don't think I'll go.
Origin of second thought
1625-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for second thoughts

second thought

(usually pl) a revised opinion or idea on a matter already considered
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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second thought

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with second thoughts

second thoughts

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