second thoughts

second thought

noun
1.
Often, second thoughts. reservation about a previous action, position, decision, judgment, or the like: He had second thoughts about his decision.
Idioms
2.
on second thought, after reconsideration: On second thought, I don't think I'll go.
Also, second-thought.


Origin:
1625–35

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second thought
 
n
(usually plural) a revised opinion or idea on a matter already considered

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second thoughts

see on second thought.

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