Synonyms for Forethought:

n.

concentration, reasoning, introspection, reflection, thought, soul-searching, assessment, focus. discretion, forehandedness, prudence, foresightedness, forethoughtfulness, careful. cognition (noun)
premeditation.
foresightedness (noun)
forehandedness.
forethought (noun)
precaution, premeditation, caution, care.
intention (noun)
will, strategy, schedule, procedure, choice, ambition, policy, goal, wish, idea, prospectus, consideration, intention, scheme, endeavor, expectation, plan, agenda, forecast, scenario, calculation, proposal, object, approach, aim.
mental preparedness (noun)
discretion, premeditation, precaution, planning, prudence, caution.
provision (noun)
prudence, planning.

Other synonyms:

foresightedness, discretion, forehandedness, soul-searching, forethoughtfulness, reasoning, introspection. concentration, assessment. reflection, thought, focus.

Usage examples for forethought

  1. How rigidly should the man of forethought govern himself, question himself! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Everything that loving care and forethought could plan had already been done to make the old home pleasant and charming. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  3. Against great emotions no one can defend him by any forethought – Essays by Alice Meynell