aforethought etymology

English word aforethought comes from English thought, English afore- (Previously.)

Detailed word origin of aforethought

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
thought English (eng) (uncountable) The process by which such forms arise or are manipulated; thinking.. A way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).. Form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.
afore- English (eng) Previously.
aforethought English (eng) (postpositive) Premeditated; planned ahead of time.

Words with the same origin as aforethought

Descendants of thought
Descendants of afore-
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