inward


inward
/in"weuhrd/, adv. Also, inwards.
1. toward the inside, interior, or center, as of a place, space, or body.
2. into or toward the mind or soul: He turned his thoughts inward.
3. Obs.
a. on the inside or interior.
b. in the mind or soul; mentally or spiritually.
adj.
4. proceeding or directed toward the inside or interior.
5. situated within or in or on the inside; inner; internal: an inward room.
6. pertaining to the inside or inner part.
7. located within the body: the inward parts.
8. pertaining to the inside of the body: inward convulsions.
9. inland: inward passage.
10. mental or spiritual; inner: inward peace.
11. muffled or indistinct, as the voice.
12. private or secret.
13. closely personal; intimate.
14. Archaic. pertaining to the homeland; domestic.
n.
15. the inward or internal part; the inside.
16. inwards, the inward parts of the body; entrails; innards.
[bef. 900; ME; OE inweard. See IN, -WARD]

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Universalium. 2010.

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