outlook


out·look

noun \ˈat-ˌlk\

: the way that a person thinks about things

: a set of conditions that will probably exist in the future : the future of someone or something

: a place where you can look out over a wide area; also : a view from such a place

Full Definition of OUTLOOK

1
a :  a place offering a view
b :  a view from a particular place
2
:  point of view <a positive outlook on life>
3
:  the act of looking out
4
:  the prospect for the future <the outlook for steel demand in the United States — Wall Street Journal>

Examples of OUTLOOK

  1. The students all seemed to have the same outlook.
  2. Despite our differences in outlook, we got along together very well.
  3. scenic outlooks along the highway

First Known Use of OUTLOOK

1667

Related to OUTLOOK

Synonyms
observatory, lookout, overlook
See Synonym Discussion at prospect

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