[n] the act of looking out
[n] belief about (or mental picture of) the future
[n] a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
anticipation, apprehension, attitude, belief, expectancy, foretaste, hope, look, looking, looking at, mental attitude, misgiving, possibility, promise
\Out*look"\, v. t.
1. To face down; to outstare. To outlook conquest, and to win renown. --Shak.
2. To inspect throughly; to select. [Obs.] --Cotton.
1. The act of looking out; watch.
2. One who looks out; also, the place from which one looks out; a watchower. --Lyon Playfair.
3. The view obtained by one looking out; scope of vision; prospect; sight; appearance. Applause Which owes to man's short outlook all its charms. --Young.