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See definition of forward-looking on Dictionary.com
  • as inpositive
  • as inprogressive
  • as inrevolutionary
  • as inforward
  • as inhopeful

synonyms for forward-looking

  • constructive
  • effective
  • good
  • practical
  • productive
  • reasonable
  • useful
  • affirmative
  • progressive
  • sound
  • efficacious
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antonyms for forward-looking

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  • fruitless
  • impotent
  • impractical
  • incapable
  • unproductive
  • unskilled
  • useless
  • worthless
  • disadvantageous
  • doubtful
  • indefinite
  • negative
  • uncertain
  • unhelpful
  • unsure
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How to use forward-looking in a sentence

He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He was the strangest-looking creature Davy had ever seen, not even excepting the Goblin.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
The clerks had not arrived yet, and he beguiled the time by looking out of the staircase window.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
There were other children beside, and two nurse-maids followed, looking disagreeable and resigned.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
They came forward, a little timidly, and their latest visitor held out a hand to each.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
A distinguished-looking man, evidently vested with authority, bustled forward and addressed him, civilly enough.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Ollie saw someone standing before it, bending slightly forward in the pose of expectation.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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WORDS RELATED TO FORWARD-LOOKING

  • ahead
  • forth
  • forward-looking
  • in advance
  • leading
  • onward
  • precocious
  • premature
  • progressing
  • progressive
  • propulsive
  • well-developed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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