Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Looking up; aspiring.

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Examples

  • Go look at the tracks from the uplooking SRB cameras on STS-125.

    Video of Scott on the Summit of Everest - NASA Watch

  • And you to look backward upon the love-days, and to mind how that your maid did ever to make you great in manhood with her dear belief and uplooking; and so shall you conceive of all my feelings; for we do be all so human in this matter, and to meet on a dear natural ground, as you will say.

    The Night Land

  • It takes into account the whole of reality as it reveals itself to the uplooking / inlooking human mind.

    Sri Aurobindo's philosophy of integralism

  • The very beauty of our own figure especially confesses God to be its artificer: our upright stature, our uplooking countenance, our eyes placed at the top, as it were, for outlook; and all the rest of our senses as if arranged in a citadel.

    The Octavius of Minucius Felix

  • Some new mental impulse sent a rare, faint flush to the olive cheeks, and filled the uplooking clear eyes with light.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol 6, No 5, November 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • The affectionate respect, the joyful uplooking of wifehood, was not to be taught by words, nor to be taught, in fact, any way.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 72, October, 1863

  • The habitual pose of the head and face had the shy uplooking grace of a violet; and yet there was a grave tranquillity of expression, which gave a peculiar degree of character to the whole figure.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 43, May, 1861 Creator

  • And you to look backward upon the love-days, and to mind how that your maid did ever to make you great in manhood with her dear belief and uplooking; and so shall you conceive of all my feelings; for we do be all so human in this matter, and to meet on a dear natural ground, as you will say.

    The Night Land: Chapter 12

  • We must draw our life, by the uplooking, acknowledging will, every moment fresh from the living one, the causing life, not glory in the mere consciousness of health and being.

    Unspoken Sermons Second Series

  • There is always the sense of uplooking, of worship, in the higher sense of that term.

    Our Unitarian Gospel

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