Outlook



[out-loo k] /ˈaʊtˌlʊk/

noun
1.
the view or prospect from a particular place.
2.
mental attitude or view; point of view:
one’s outlook on life.
3.
prospect of the future:
the political outlook.
4.
the place from which an observer out; lookout.
5.
the act or state of out.
6.
a watch kept; vigilance; lookout:
a careful outlook to prevent forest fires.
/ˈaʊtˌlʊk/
noun
1.
a mental attitude or point of view
2.
the probable or expected condition or outcome of something: the weather outlook
3.
the view from a place
4.
view or prospect
5.
the act or state of looking out
n.

“mental view or survey,” 1742, from out (adv.) + look (v.). The meaning “prospect for the future” is attested from 1851. Earliest sense was “a look-out” (1660s). The literal sense of “vigilant watch, act or practice of looking out” (1815) is rare; look-out being used instead for this.

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