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Synonyms of 'foresight'

(noun) 
Definition
the ability to anticipate and provide for future needs
They had the foresight to invest in new technology.
Synonyms
forethought
With a little forethought many accidents could be avoided.
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prudence
A lack of prudence may lead to financial problems.
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circumspection
Handling difficult customers requires tact and circumspection.
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far-sightedness
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care
I chose my words with care.
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caution
Drivers are urged to exercise extreme caution in icy weather.
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precaution
Exercise adequate precaution when out in public.
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anticipation
There's been an atmosphere of anticipation round here for some days.
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prescience (formal)
his prescience in forecasting the dreadful effects of nuclear weapons
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prevision (rare)
Opposites
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hindsight
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thoughtlessness
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lack of foresight
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unpreparedness
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retrospection
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inconsideration

Additional synonyms

in the sense of anticipation
Definition
the act of anticipating
There's been an atmosphere of anticipation round here for some days.
in the sense of care
Definition
careful or serious attention
I chose my words with care.
Synonyms
in the sense of caution
Definition
care or prudence, esp. in the face of danger
Drivers are urged to exercise extreme caution in icy weather.
Synonyms
belt and braces,
carefulness,
heedfulness

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