relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts
"a concern with inward reflections"
directed or moving inward or toward a center
"the inbound train"; "inward flood of capital"
toward the center or interior
"move the needle further inwards!"
in, inwards, inward(adverb)
to or toward the inside of
"come in"; "smash in the door"
Towards the inside.
So much the rather, thou Celestial Light, Shine inward. uE000160124uE001 Milton.
Situated on the inside; that is within, inner; belonging to the inside.
Intimate, closely acquainted; familiar.
Origin: From inneweard, corresponding to .
being or placed within; inner; interior; -- opposed to outward
seated in the mind, heart, spirit, or soul
intimate; domestic; private
that which is inward or within; especially, in the plural, the inner parts or organs of the body; the viscera
the mental faculties; -- usually pl
an intimate or familiar friend or acquaintance
alt. of Inwards
Origin: [AS. inweard, inneweard, innanweard, fr. innan, inne, within (fr. in in; see In) + the suffix -weard, E. -ward.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in′ward, adj. placed or being within: internal: seated in the mind or soul, not perceptible to the senses, as the 'inward part' of a sacrament: (B.) intimate.—n.pl. (B.) the intestines.—adv. toward the inside: toward the interior: into the mind or thoughts.—adv. In′wardly, in the parts within: in the heart: privately: toward the centre.—n. In′wardness, internal state: inner meaning or significance: (Shak.) intimacy, familiarity.—adv. In′wards, same as Inward. [A.S. inneweard (adv.).]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The opposite of outward (which see).
The numerical value of inward in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of inward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of inward in a Sentence
As we grow oldthe beauty steals inward.
The longest journey is the journey inward.
As we grow old…the beauty steals inward.
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
Give me beauty in the inward soul; may the outward and the inward man be at one.
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