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1. inward

adjective. ['ˈɪnwɝd'] relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts.

Synonyms

  • internality
  • private
  • interior
  • inwardness
  • self-whispered
  • innermost
  • secret
  • internal
  • inmost
  • indwelling

Antonyms

  • outward
  • outer
  • peripheral
  • extrinsic

Etymology

  • inneweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Inward

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Sentences with inward


1. Noun, singular or mass
Stretch the side of your rib cage by rotating your torso inward and reaching your right arm overhead.

Quotes about inward


1. Those who have no hope pass their old age shrouded with an inward gloom.
- Wilfred Owen

2. The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
- Aristotle

3. The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
- Aristotle

2. inward-moving

adjective. moving or directed toward the center or axis, especially when spinning or traveling in a curve.

Antonyms

  • efferent

3. inward-developing

adjective. toward an axis, as in a sunflower; the oldest flowers are near the edge, the youngest in the center.

Antonyms

  • efferent

4. inward

adverb. ['ˈɪnwɝd'] toward the center or interior.

Antonyms

  • ambiversion

Etymology

  • inneweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. inward

adjective. ['ˈɪnwɝd'] directed or moving inward or toward a center.

Synonyms

  • inbound

Antonyms

  • inclusive
  • external

Etymology

  • inneweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. inward

adverb. ['ˈɪnwɝd'] to or toward the inside of.

Synonyms

  • in

Antonyms

  • extraversion
  • public

Etymology

  • inneweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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