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Princeton's WordNet

  1. look, looking, looking atnoun

    the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually

    "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him"

  2. looking, looking foradjective

    the act of searching visually

  3. looking, soundingadjective

    appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms

    "left their clothes dirty looking"; "a most disagreeable looking character"; "angry-looking"; "liquid-looking"; "severe-looking policemen on noble horses"; "fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk"

Wikipedia

  1. Looking

    Looking is the act of intentionally focusing visual perception on someone or something, for the purpose of obtaining information, and possibly to convey interest or another sentiment. A large number of troponyms exist to describe variations of looking at things, with prominent examples including the verbs "stare, gaze, gape, gawp, gawk, goggle, glare, glimpse, glance, peek, peep, peer, squint, leer, gloat, and ogle". Additional terms with nuanced meanings include viewing, watching, eyeing, observing, beholding, and scanning. Looking is both a physical act of directing the focus of the eyes, and a psychological act of interpreting what is seen and choosing whether to continue looking at it, or to look elsewhere. Where more than one person is involved, looking may lead to eye contact between those doing the looking, which raises further implications for the relationship established through that act.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Looking

    of Look

  2. Lookingadjective

    having a certain look or appearance; -- often compounded with adjectives; as, good-looking, grand-looking, etc

  3. Lookingnoun

    the act of one who looks; a glance

  4. Lookingnoun

    the manner in which one looks; appearance; countenance; face

Editors Contribution

  1. lookingverb

    Verb form of the word look.

    Looking at the gentleman on the street the respect shared is such a joy to see for us all and our common humanity.


    Submitted by MaryC on August 13, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Looking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #377

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Looking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #258

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Looking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Looking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Looking in a Sentence

  1. Li Fangping:

    Normally speaking they are looking at five to 15 years (in prison).

  2. Joao Pedro de Magalhaes:

    But you do find some common pathways, so there may be common patterns, looking at mechanisms that protect against disease is a really unexplored area of research.

  3. George Castaneda:

    I do n’t know what Hacienda San Miguel Mexican Grill is. I ca n’t put my finger on it. But prior to the pandemic, we had people just knocking at our door looking for work. Now there’s not too many people looking for work.

  4. Ellen Pawlikowski:

    We’re taking a more enterprising look at understanding and exploring the capabilities we are going to need in the future, it is not just looking at a next-generation fighter but looking at these issues in the context of leveraging all of the capabilities that can accomplish that.

  5. Roy Jones:

    Mike Tyson said Thursday in an online press conference. Im coming to fight, and I hope hes coming to fight, and thats all you need to know. Promoters of the pay-per-view spectacle announced that Los Angeles Staples Center will be the site of the 54-year-old Tysons return to boxing on Nov. 28 for an eight-round main event against the 51-year-old Jones. Tysons last official bout was in June 2005, and the former undisputed heavyweight champion hasnt held a title since 1996. Roy Jones fought steadily through Roy Jones 40s, long after Roy Jones super middleweight and light heavyweight title reigns had ended, with his most recent bout in February 2018. Roy Jones also laughs at the idea that any time spent inside a boxing ring with Mike Tyson could ever be a mere exhibition, even though California commission officials have made it clear that Mike Tyson and Roy Jones shouldnt be attempting to seriously hurt each other during a fight with two-minute rounds. Officials say they plan to stop the bout if either fighter is cut or significantly injured. Who goes in the ring with the great, legendary Mike Tyson and thinks its an exhibition ? twelve-ounce gloves ? No headgear ? Really ? This is an exhibition ? Come on, bruh. Be real. In short, Mike Tyson and Roy Jones said everything one might expect from two cagey veterans of the fight game to promote real sporting interest in this endeavor, which came to life after the online world saw footage of Mike Tyson looking impressive while sparring earlier this year. Roy Jones eagerly accepted the opportunity for Mike Tyson highest-profile fight in a decade. Mike Tyson and Roy Jones believe theyll be able to put on a show worthy of their legends. Theyre also eager to be the latest in the growing line of athletes competing at elite levels into their 40s and beyond with improvements in sports science, nutrition and training. When I came along, at 32 years old, you were considered an old guy.

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