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1. outward

adjective. ['ˈaʊtwɝd'] relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind.

Synonyms

  • outer
  • superficial
  • external

Antonyms

  • profound
  • inwardness
  • otherworldliness
  • introversion

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • out (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Outward

  • awkward
  • awkward
  • aylward
  • backward
  • buzzword
  • carryforward
  • cloward
  • derward
  • dorward
  • downward
  • durward
  • eastward
  • eduard
  • edward
  • gatward
  • goward
  • hallward
  • harward
  • hayward
  • heyward

Example sentences of the word outward


1. Adverb
The side brackets are the two sections of the hitch assembly that point outward.

2. Adjective
The Coptic Orthodox Church teaches that believers should focus on their internal character rather than their outward appearance.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Mount the batten board above the window with the hooks facing outward.

Quotes containing the word outward


1. My dad instilled in me a great sense of humor. I wasn't bullied at school because my outward attitude was confident, and that helps.
- Warwick Davis

2. Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Airman's Odyssey

3. Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

2. outward-moving

adjective. moving or directed away from center, especially when spinning or traveling in a curve.

Antonyms

  • afferent

3. outward-bound

adjective. that is going out or leaving.

Synonyms

  • outgoing
  • outward

Antonyms

  • future
  • present
  • unsociable

4. outward-developing

adjective. away from an axis, as in a flower cluster in which the oldest flowers are in the center, the youngest near the edge.

Antonyms

  • afferent

5. outward

adverb. ['ˈaʊtwɝd'] toward the outside.

Antonyms

  • serious

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • out (English)

6. outward

adjective. ['ˈaʊtwɝd'] that is going out or leaving.

Synonyms

  • outward-bound
  • outgoing

Antonyms

  • ambiversion
  • inner
  • internal

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • out (English)
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