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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun afterthought:

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Synonyms of the noun afterthought

Equivalent words for the noun afterthought, that have fewer characters:

  1. rethink (7 letter word, the shortest synonym for afterthought)
    • plural: rethinks
    • related term: rethinker

Equivalent word for the noun afterthought, that has more characters:

  1. reconsideration (15 letter word, the longest synonym for afterthought)
    • plural: reconsiderations

Equivalent phrase for the noun afterthought:

  1. second thought (14 characters phrase, the longest phrasal synonym for afterthought)

Hypernyms of the noun afterthought

More generic words for the noun afterthought, that have fewer characters:

  1. acquisition (11 letter word)
    • plural: acquisitions
    • related terms: Nonacquisition, proacquisition, self-acquisition, superacquisition, preacquisition, preacquisitive, reacquisition, acquisitor, acquisitive
  2. addition (8 letter word)
  3. area (4 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for afterthought)
    • plural: areas
    • related terms: Multiarea, subarea
  4. benefactor (10 letter word)
    • plural: benefactors
    • related terms: benefactress, benefactorship, benefactory
  5. change (6 letter word)
    • plural: changes
    • related terms: Antichange, exchange, exchangee, exchanger, transchange, transchanger, counterchange, interchange, interchanger, rechange, changable, changer
  6. circuit (7 letter word)
    • plural: circuits
    • related terms: Nanocircuit, microcircuit, multicircuit, noncircuit, noncircuital, noncircuitous, subcircuit, Recircuit, circuital, circuity, circuitable, circuiter, circuitor, circuitous, circuition, circuitman
  7. component (9 letter word)
  8. constituent (11 letter word)
    • plural: constituents
    • related terms: microconstituent, Multiconstituent, nonconstituent, coconstituent, preconstituent, reconstituent, reconstitution, constitution, constitutive
  9. deciding (8 letter word)
    • related terms: predeciding, redeciding, deciduous, decidable, decidence, decider, decident
  10. element (7 letter word)
  11. flip (4 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for afterthought)
  12. happening (9 letter word)
    • plural: happenings
    • related term: Happener
  13. helper (6 letter word)
    • plural: helpers
    • related term: cohelper
  14. improver (8 letter word)
    • plural: improvers
    • related terms: self-improver, self-improvable, improvable, improvise, improvize, improvisation
  15. increase (8 letter word)
    • plural: increases
    • related terms: nonincrease, nonincreasable, proincrease, superincrease, disincrease, preincrease, reincrease, increasable, increaser
  16. judgement (9 letter word)
    • plural: judgements
    • related terms: self-judgement, self-judgment, misjudgement, misjudgment, misjudger, prejudgement, prejudgment, prejudger, rejudgement, rejudgment, judgemental
  17. judgment (8 letter word)
    • plural: judgments
    • related terms: self-judgment, forejudgment, forejudger, interjudgment, misjudgment, misjudger, overjudgment, prejudgment, prejudger, rejudgment, judgmental
  18. occurrence (10 letter word)
    • plural: occurrences
    • related terms: nonoccurrence, Cooccurrence, co-occurrence, co-occurrent, preoccurrence, reoccurrence, occurrent
  19. occurrent (9 letter word)
  20. package (7 letter word)
  21. preparation (11 letter word)
    • plural: preparations
    • related terms: Biopreparation, nonpreparation, nonpreparative, self-preparation, superpreparation, impreparation, counterpreparation, forepreparation, Overpreparation, prepreparation, repreparation, preparable, preparer, Preparty, preparative
  22. readying (8 letter word)
    • related terms: readiness, readier, readily
  23. reordering (10 letter word)
  24. reversal (8 letter word)
    • plural: reversals
    • related terms: Photoreversal, prereversal, re-reversal, reversify, Reversine, reversist, reversable, reversible, reverser, reversive
  25. sandal (6 letter word)
    • plural: sandals
    • related term: sandalling
  26. software (8 letter word)
  27. somersault (10 letter word)
    • plural: somersaults
  28. somerset (8 letter word)
    • plural: somersets
  29. suburb (6 letter word)
    • plural: suburbs
    • related term: suburbian
  30. suburbia (8 letter word)
    • plural: suburbias
  31. summersault (11 letter word)
  32. summerset (9 letter word)
  33. turn (4 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for afterthought)
    • plural: turns
    • related terms: multiturn, inturn, counterturn, counter-turn, disturn, foreturn, misturn, outturn, overturn, overturnable, overturner, return, returnee, returnless, returnable, returner, re-turn, underturn, upturn, withturn, turnery, turnable, turner, turnor
  34. turnabout (9 letter word)
    • plural: turnabouts
  35. turnaround (10 letter word)
    • plural: turnarounds
  36. turning (7 letter word)
    • plural: turnings
    • related terms: inturning, autoturning, overturning, overturnable, overturner, returning, returnee, returnless, returnable, returner, upturning, turnery, turnable, turner, turnor

More generic words for the noun afterthought, that have more characters:

  1. reorientation (13 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for afterthought)
    • plural: reorientations
    • related terms: Reorientable, reorientate
  2. somersaulting (13 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for afterthought)

More generic phrase for the noun afterthought, that has fewer characters:

  1. work time (9 characters phrase, the shortest phrasal hypernym for afterthought)

More generic phrases for the noun afterthought, that have more characters:

  1. arithmetic operation (20 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for afterthought)
  2. change of direction (19 character phrase)
  3. change of mind (14 character phrase)
  4. change of state (15 character phrase)
  5. computer software (17 character phrase)
  6. decision making (15 character phrase)
  7. electric circuit (16 character phrase)
  8. electrical circuit (18 character phrase)
  9. indefinite quantity (19 character phrase)
  10. judicial decision (17 character phrase)
  11. natural event (13 character phrase)
  12. software package (16 character phrase)
  13. software program (16 character phrase)
  14. software system (15 character phrase)
  15. suburban area (13 character phrase)

Other more generic terms for the noun afterthought:

  1. add-on (6 character term)
  2. flip-flop (9 character term)
  3. step-up (7 character term)

Related words for the term afterthought, that have fewer characters:

  1. ps (2 letter word)
  2. addendum (8 letter word)
  3. appendix (8 letter word)
  4. bind (4 letter word)
    • inflections: bound, binding, binds
    • related terms: debind, unbind, unbindable, combind, Inbind, disbind, misbind, Overbind, prebind, rebind, underbind, upbind, bindery, bindlet, bindable, binder
  5. block (5 letter word)
  6. blockage (8 letter word)
  7. chorus (6 letter word)
    • inflections: chorused, chorussed, chorusing, chorussing, choruses
    • related terms: Cyberchorus, choruslike, choruser
  8. coda (4 letter word)
  9. codicil (7 letter word)
    • related term: codicilic
  10. colophon (8 letter word)
    • related terms: Colophonian, colophonic, colophonist, colophonite, colophony, colophonate
  11. conclusion (10 letter word)
    • related terms: inconclusion, inconclusible, inconclusive, misconclusion, preconclusion, reconclusion, conclusible, conclusive
  12. consequence (11 letter word)
    • related terms: inconsequence, inconsequent, misconsequence, consequent
  13. continuance (11 letter word)
    • related terms: discontinuance, discontinual, discontinuee, discontinuable, discontinuer, discontinuor, discontinuous, discontinuation, discontinuity, miscontinuance, recontinuance, continual, continuist, continuable, continuate, continuer, continuous, continuant, continuation, continuity, continuative
  14. delay (5 letter word)
    • inflections: delayed, delaying, delays
    • related terms: predelay, redelay, delayage
  15. delayage (8 letter word)
  16. detention (9 letter word)
    • related terms: predetention, redetention, detentive
  17. dragging (8 letter word)
    • related terms: dragade, dragee, dragman
  18. envoi (5 letter word)
  19. epilogue (8 letter word)
    • inflections: epilogued, epiloguing, epilogues
    • related term: epiloguize
  20. halt (4 letter word)
    • inflections: halted, halting, halts
    • related terms: haltless, halter
  21. hindrance (9 letter word)
  22. holdup (6 letter word)
  23. interim (7 letter word)
    • related term: interimist
  24. jam (3 letter word)
    • inflections: jammed, jamming, jams
    • related terms: unjam, Jamless, jamlike
  25. lag (3 letter word)
    • inflections: lagged, lagging, lags
    • related terms: lagen, lager, lagly
  26. lagging (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unlagging, lagen, lager, lagly
  27. logjam (6 letter word)
  28. moratorium (10 letter word)
  29. obstruction (11 letter word)
    • related terms: preobstruction, obstructer, obstructor, obstructant, obstructive
  30. pause (5 letter word)
    • inflections: paused, pausing, pauses
    • related terms: Unpause, interpause, pausal, Pausable, pauser, pausation
  31. peroration (10 letter word)
    • related terms: peroral, perorate, perorative
  32. postface (8 letter word)
  33. postfix (7 letter word)
    • inflections: postfixed, postfixing, postfixes
    • related terms: postfixal, postfixial, postfixation
  34. postlude (8 letter word)
  35. postscript (10 letter word)
    • related term: subpostscript
  36. reappraisal (11 letter word)
    • related term: reappraiser
  37. refrain (7 letter word)
    • inflections: refrained, refraining, refrains
    • related terms: refrainment, refrainer
  38. reprieve (8 letter word)
    • inflections: reprieved, reprieving, reprieves
    • related terms: reprieval, reprievable, repriever
  39. respite (7 letter word)
    • inflections: respited, respiting, respites
  40. retardance (10 letter word)
    • related terms: retardee, retardment, retardure, retardate, retardence, retarder, retardant, retardent, retardation, retardive, retardative
  41. retardation (11 letter word)
    • related terms: autoretardation, retardee, retardment, retardure, retardate, retardance, retardence, retarder, retardant, retardent, retardive, retardative
  42. rethinking (10 letter word)
    • related term: rethinker
  43. revaluation (11 letter word)
  44. reverse (7 letter word)
    • inflections: reversed, reversing, reverses
    • related terms: Autoreverse, prereverse, prereversal, re-reverse, re-reversal, reversal, reversify, Reversine, reversist, reversable, reversible, reverser, reversive
  45. review (6 letter word)
    • inflections: reviewed, reviewing, reviews
    • related terms: prereview, reviewage, reviewal, Reviewee, reviewish, reviewless, reviewable, reviewer
  46. sequel (6 letter word)
    • related term: sequelant
  47. sequela (7 letter word)
  48. sequelae (8 letter word)
  49. sequelant (9 letter word)
  50. sequent (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unsequent, consequent, consequence, insequent, resequent, Resequence, subsequent, subsequence, sequency, sequential, sequently
  51. sequitur (8 letter word)
  52. slowdown (8 letter word)
  53. slowness (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unslowness, unslowly, overslowness, overslowly, slowful, slowish, slower, slowly
  54. stay (4 letter word)
    • inflections: stayed, staid, staying, stays
    • related terms: astay, a-stay, forestay, misstay, outstay, overstay, overstayal, understay, upstay, withstay, stayless, stayship, stayman
  55. stop (4 letter word)
    • inflections: stopped, stopping, stops
    • related terms: unstop, instop, estop, misstop, stopen, stopless, stopship
  56. stoppage (8 letter word)
    • related term: estoppage
  57. subscript (9 letter word)
    • related terms: subscripture, subscription, subscriptive
  58. suffix (6 letter word)
  59. supplement (10 letter word)
    • inflections: supplemented, supplementing, supplements
    • related terms: supplemental, Supplementable, supplementer, supplementation
  60. suspension (10 letter word)
    • related terms: presuspension, resuspension, suspensoid, suspensible, Suspenser, suspensor, suspensation, suspensive
  61. tag (3 letter word)
    • inflections: tagged, tagging, tags
    • related terms: Mistag, retag, Tagless, taglet, taglike
  62. wait (4 letter word)
    • inflections: waited, waiting, waits
    • related terms: await, awaiter, counter-wait, outwait, Waitee, Waitable, waiter

Related word for the term afterthought, that has the same number of characters:

  1. continuation (12 letter word)
    • related terms: discontinuation, discontinual, discontinuee, discontinuable, discontinuance, discontinuer, discontinuor, discontinuous, discontinuity, continual, continuist, continuable, continuate, continuance, continuer, continuous, continuant, continuity, continuative
  2. paperasserie (12 letter word)

Related words for the term afterthought, that have more characters:

  1. afterthoughts (13 letter word)
  2. tergiversating (14 letter word)
    • related terms: tergiversate, tergiversant, tergiversation
  3. tergiversation (14 letter word)
    • related terms: tergiversate, tergiversant

Related phrases for the term afterthought, that have fewer characters:

  1. back matter (11 character phrase)
  2. double take (11 character phrase)
  3. dying words (11 character phrase)
  4. last words (10 character phrase)
  5. red tape (8 character phrase)
  6. ripe idea (9 character phrase)
  7. swan song (9 character phrase)
  8. time lag (8 character phrase)

Related phrase for the term afterthought, that has the same number of characters:

  1. parting shot (12 character phrase)

Related phrases for the term afterthought, that have more characters:

  1. Parthian shot (13 character phrase)
  2. better thoughts (15 character phrase)
  3. bureaucratic delay (18 character phrase)
  4. delayed reaction (16 character phrase)
  5. developed thought (17 character phrase)
  6. mature judgment (15 character phrase)
    • related term: premature judgment
  7. mature thought (14 character phrase)
  8. second thoughts (15 character phrase)
  9. stay of execution (17 character phrase)

Other related terms for the term afterthought, that have fewer characters:

  1. about-face (10 character term)
  2. follow-up (9 character term)
  3. hang-up (7 character term)
  4. red-tapeism (11 character term)
    • related terms: red-tapery, red-tapish, red-tapism, red-tapist
  5. red-tapery (10 character term)
  6. right-about (11 character term)
  7. slow-up (7 character term)
  8. tie-up (6 character term)
  9. volte-face (10 character term)

Other related terms for the term afterthought, that have more characters:

  1. follow-through (14 character term)
  2. re-examination (14 character term)
    • related terms: re-examinable, re-examiner
  3. right-about-face (16 character term)

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