outsight

noun
out·​sight | \ ˈau̇t-ˌsīt How to pronounce outsight (audio) \

Definition of outsight

: the power or act of perceiving external things the clear-eyed insight and outsight of the born writerNew Yorker

First Known Use of outsight

1605, in the meaning defined above

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“Outsight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outsight. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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