Definition of afterlight in English:

afterlight

noun

  • 1Afterglow.

  • 2A later revelation or realization; (as a mass noun) understanding of a situation or event after it has happened or developed; hindsight.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Benjamin Whichcote (1609–1683), theologian and moral philosopher. From after- + light.

Pronunciation:

afterlight

/ˈɑːftəlʌɪt//ˈaftəlʌɪt/