fore·thought /ˈforˌθɔt, ˈfɔr-/
Fore·thought a. Thought of, or planned, beforehand; aforethought; prepense; hence, deliberate. “Forethought malice.”
Fore·thought, n. A thinking or planning beforehand; prescience; premeditation; forecast; provident care.
A sphere that will demand from him forethought, courage, and wisdom. --I. Taylor.
n 1: planning or plotting in advance of acting [syn: premeditation]
2: judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised
caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with
care" [syn: caution, precaution, care]