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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inmost, innermostadjective

    being deepest within the self

    "one's innermost feelings"

  2. inmost, innermostadjective

    situated or occurring farthest within

    "the innermost chamber"


  1. inmostadjective

    The very deepest within; farthest from the surface or external part; innermost.

  2. Etymology: innemest innemest, a double superlative form from inne, from in. The modern form is due to confusion with most.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Inmostadjective

    Deepest within; remotest from the surface.

    Etymology: from in.

    'Tis you must dig with mattock and with spade,
    And pierce the inmost centre of the earth. William Shakespeare.

    Rising sighs and falling tears,
    That show too well the warm desires,
    The silent, slow, consuming fires,
    Which on my inmost vitals prey,
    And melt my very soul away. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

    Comparing the quantity of light reflected from the several rings, I found that it was most copious from the first or inmost, and in the exterior rings became less and less. Newton.

    He sends a dreadful groan: the rocks around
    Through all their inmost hollow caves resound. Alexander Pope.

    I got into the inmost court, and I applied my face to the windows. Gulliver's Travels.


  1. Inmost

    Inmost is an puzzle-platform game developed by Hidden Layer Games and published by Chucklefish. It was released for iOS on October 11, 2019, and later ported to macOS, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, on August 21, 2020. The game follows a young girl, a knight, and a man in search of answers. These stories are interconnected to a creature which feeds on pain, and is set in two different worlds.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inmostadjective

    deepest within; farthest from the surface or external part; innermost

  2. Etymology: [OE. innemest, AS. innemest, a double superlative form fr. inne within, fr. in in. The modern form is due to confusion with most. See In, and cf. Aftermost, Foremost, Innermost.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inmost

    See Innermost.

Anagrams for inmost »

  1. monist

  2. omnist

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inmost in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inmost in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of inmost in a Sentence

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

    When you work you fulfil a part of earth's furthest dream, assigned to you when that dream was born. And in keeping yourself with labour you are in truth loving life, And to love life through labour is to be intimate with life's inmost secret.

  2. Dodie Smith:

    The family-that dear octopus from whese tentacles we never quite escape nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.

  3. Goethe:

    No man learns to know his inmost nature by introspection, for he rates himself sometimes too low, and often too high, by his own measurement. Man knows himself only by comparing himself with other men; it is life that touches his genuine worth.

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