out·​sight ˈau̇t-ˌsīt How to pronounce outsight (audio)
: the power or act of perceiving external things
the clear-eyed insight and outsight of the born writerNew Yorker

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This requires adding outsight to insight. Avivah Wittenberg-cox, Forbes, 6 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outsight was in 1605

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“Outsight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outsight. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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