thinking again about a choice previously made;
"he had second thoughts about his purchase"
an addition that was not included in the original plan;
"the garage was an afterthought"
- The afterthought is good, but forethought is better.
- In many projects, formal requirements are done as an afterthought, if at all.
- They had only added that to the form as an afterthought.
- The film was made first and the music was added as an afterthought.