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OUTLOOK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does outlook mean? 

OUTLOOK (noun)
  The noun OUTLOOK has 3 senses:

1. a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
2. belief about (or mental picture of) the future
3. the act of looking out

  Familiarity information: OUTLOOK used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


OUTLOOK (noun)


Sense 1outlook [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

mentality; mind-set; mindset; outlook

Hypernyms ("outlook" is a kind of...):

attitude; mental attitude (a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways)


Sense 2outlook [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Belief about (or mental picture of) the future

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

expectation; outlook; prospect

Hypernyms ("outlook" is a kind of...):

belief (any cognitive content held as true)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "outlook"):

hope; promise (grounds for feeling hopeful about the future)

foretaste (an early limited awareness of something yet to occur)

possibility (a future prospect or potential)

anticipation; expectancy (something expected (as on the basis of a norm))

apprehension; misgiving (painful expectation)


Sense 3outlook [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of looking out

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

outlook; lookout

Hypernyms ("outlook" is a kind of...):

look; looking; looking at (the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually)


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