forethought Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun planning or plotting in advance of acting
noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
precaution; caution; care.
- he exercised caution in opening the door
- he handled the vase with care
Thought of, or planned, beforehand; aforethought; prepense; hence, deliberate."Forethought malice." Bacon.
A thinking or planning beforehand; prescience; premeditation; forecast; provident care.
A sphere that will demand from him forethought, courage, and wisdom. I. Taylor.