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outlook

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of outlook

  1. 1 a high place or structure from which a wide view is possible the cliff-top outlook provides an expansive view of the sleepy village down in the valley Synonyms of outlook observatory, lookout, overlookWords Related to outlook aerie, crow's nest, tower, watchtower; promontory

  2. 2 a way of looking at or thinking about something tried to keep a cheerful outlook on life Synonyms of outlook angle, eye view, perspective, shoes, slant, standpoint, vantage point, viewpointWords Related to outlook interpretation, spin; belief, conviction, eye, feeling, judgment (or judgement), mind, mind-set, notion, opinion, perception, persuasion, sentiment, verdict, view; impression, take

  3. 3 all that can be seen from a certain point the outlook from the tower is spectacular in all directions Synonyms of outlook command, lookout, view, panorama, perspective, prospect, vistaWords Related to outlook landscape, scene, scenery; ken, sight; visual field

Synonym Discussion of outlook

prospect, outlook, anticipation, foretaste mean an advance realization of something to come. prospect implies expectation of a particular event, condition, or development of definite interest or concern.
    • the prospect of a quiet weekend
outlook suggests a forecasting of the future.
    • a favorable outlook for the economy
anticipation implies a prospect or outlook that involves advance suffering or enjoyment of what is foreseen.
    • the anticipation of her arrival
foretaste implies an actual though brief or partial experience of something forthcoming.
    • the frost was a foretaste of winter


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