Definitions for innerˈɪn ər
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inner, interior, internal(adj)
"Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
located or occurring within or closer to a center
"an inner room"
inner, internal, intimate(adj)
innermost or essential
"the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter"
inside, inner, privileged(adj)
confined to an exclusive group
"privy to inner knowledge"; "inside information"; "privileged information"
exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence
"inner regions of the organization"; "inner circles of government"
inside or closer to the inside of the body
"the inner ear"
An inner part.
A forward who plays in or near the center of the field.
A thin glove worn inside batting gloves or wicket-keeping gloves.
Being or occurring (farther) inside, situated farther in, located (situated) or happening on the inside of something, situated within or farther within contained within something (inner door, inner room, inner sanctum, inner surface).
Close to the centre, located near or closer to center (the inner suburbs).
Inside or closer to the inside of the body (inner ear).
Of mind or spirit, relating to the mind or spirit, to spiritual or mental processes, mental, spiritual, relating to somebody's private feelings or happening in somebody's mind, existing as an often repressed part of one's psychological makeup (inner confidence, inner strength, inner life, inner child, inner artist, inner peace, inner light).
Not obvious, private, not expressed, not apparent, hidden, less apparent, deeper, obscure, ; innermost or essential, needing to be examined closely or thought about in order to be seen or understood (inner meaning, inner resources, inner logic ).
Privileged, more or most privileged, more or most influential, intimate, exclusive, more important, more intimate, private, secret, confined to an exclusive group, exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence being near a center especially of influence (inner circle, inner council ).
Origin: from innera, comparative of inne, from in.
further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an spirit or its phenomena
not obvious or easily discovered; obscure
Origin: [AS. innera, a compar. fr. inne within, fr. in in. See In.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in′ėr, adj. (comp. of in) farther in: interior.—adjs. Inn′ermost, In′most (superl. of in), farthest in: most remote from the outward part.—adv. Inn′ermostly. [A.S. in, comp. innera, superl. innemest—inne-m-est—thus a double superlative.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'inner' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2309
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Rank popularity for the word 'inner' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2824
Rank popularity for the word 'inner' in Adjectives Frequency: #302
The numerical value of inner in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of inner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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