• WordNet 3.6
    • adj foresighted planning prudently for the future "large goals that required farsighted policies","took a long view of the geopolitical issues"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Foresighted Sagacious; prudent; provident for the future.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • foresighted Foreseeing; prescient; provident.
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  • Rene Char
    Rene Char
    “In action be primitive; in foresight, a strategist.”
  • Henry Luce
    Henry Luce
    “Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.”
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
    “Vengeance has no foresight.”


In literature:

But what availed his patience and his foresight, what became of all his plans in life, when the lure of a new love adventure summoned?
"Casanova's Homecoming" by Arthur Schnitzler
We wonder why it is so difficult for a culture such as yours to lack this foresight.
"Dorothy's Mystical Adventures in Oz" by Robert J. Evans
So vast a change in the political world was quite beyond all reasonable foresight.
"The First Blast of the Trumpet against the monstrous regiment of Women" by John Knox
What we usually call luck is the result of foresight, skill and courage.
"The Rock of Chickamauga" by Joseph A. Altsheler
He knew that make of gun from toe to foresight; he could assemble it in the dark.
"Way of the Lawless" by Max Brand
With his customary foresight, Antoine Lecorbeau had promptly evinced his willingness to take part in the building.
"The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage" by Charles G. D. Roberts
Your foresight is worthy of a Scotchman.
"The Power and the Glory" by Grace MacGowan Cooke
No one in our time has played the part of Cassandra with more foresight and vehemence than the late Sir Charles Napier.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 1, Issue 2, December, 1857" by Various
It is characteristic of determined people that they are restricted in their foresight.
"The Velvet Glove" by Henry Seton Merriman
Luck has saved him, not foresight.
"Aunt Jane's Nieces in Society" by Edith Van Dyne

In poetry:

Think how ye prospered, thou and thine,
Amid the unviolated grove
Housed near the growing Primrose-tuft
In foresight, or in love.
"A Wren's Nest" by William Wordsworth
Had I his whose foresight rare
Piles the stones with lordliest art,
From the quarry of my heart
Love should climb a heavenly stair!
"Brother Artist" by George MacDonald
The bolt-heads locked to the cartridges;
The rifles stead to rest,
As cold stock nestled at colder cheek
And foresight lined on the breast.
"The Deserter" by Gilbert Frankau
Is there no foresight in a Thrush's breast,
That thou down yonder gulph from me wouldst go?
That gloomy area lurking cats infest,
And there the dog may rove, alike thy foe.
"Elegy On A Young Thrush," by Helen Maria Williams
How joyful shall we spend the live-long night
In praises to Jehovah, who thus mocks
All human foresight, and converts the means
Of seeming ruin into great deliverance.
"Moses In The Bulrushes. A Sacred Drama" by Hannah More
"They are fearful and feeble with years,
Yet they doubt not of day if it be;
Yea, blinded and beaten with tears,
Yea, sick with foresight of fears,
Yet a little, and hardly, they see.
"Tenebrae" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

History of ' Foresight ' immortalized in sculpture.
Based on rPath's Conary software management system, Foresight offers a high degree of flexibility and control.
Foresight Is a Linux Distro to Watch.
This is a story about foresight, political savvy and frozen pork chops.
Foresight Introduces New CCTV Ground Loop Isolator.
The GB001 ground loop isolator from Foresight offers protection from leaky grounds and can also benefit systems with unbalanced DVRs.
A Swiss telecom provider uses customer analytics to gain foresight into its customers and keep retention rates high.
For Marquette sophomore, foresight comes with guide dog .
A new Dawn Equipment planting sensor called the Foresight Ground Hardness Sensor provides constant, real-time measurement of soil hardness .
Foresight Introduces New CCTV Ground Loop Isolator .
Whistler's Lost Lake Lodge and Westin Resort are offering deals on lodging and ski-lesson packages, in promotions for those with the foresight to book before the winter rush.
"It's progressing very well," Jim Hundt, of Foresight Architects of Schenectady, said.
Foresight is never 20/20, which is why new year forecasts can be hilariously wrong.
To prevent disease and distress, attention must be made to prune with foresight and care.
But even he has the foresight that America must still remain strong and ready militarily.

In science:

The foresight of the performed calculations have been discussed by taking into account the experimental studies of Privalov and Makhatadze on Myoglobin, Lysozyme, Cytochrome and Ribonuclease in the interval 275 − 350K [8, 9].
Investigation of the Heat Capacities of Proteins by Statistical Mechanical Methods
Of course, it will be necessary to exercise some ingenuity and foresight when building target databases, especially in the early stages of research.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
De Finetti, B. : “La Prévision: Ses Lois Logiques, Ses Sources Subjectives”, Annales de l”Institut Henri Poincaré, 7: 1–68, (1937),Foresight: Its Logical Laws, Its Subjective Sources, translated in “Studies in Subjective Probability’, H. E.
Are All Probabilities Fundamentally Quantum Mechanical?
We chose ed (with foresight) so that this sequences is a supermartingale with respect to the natural filtration Fi .
A natural barrier in random greedy hypergraph matching
Using simple, but elegant, telescopes, analytical models, and considerable foresight, much of what was later to become the basis of the multi-million dollar observatories now in operation was anticipated.
Status of VHE Astronomy c.2000