Meaning of INWARD in English

INWARD

I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English inweard (akin to Old High German inwert), from in + -weard 1-ward Date: before 12th century situated on the inside ; inner , 2. of or relating to the mind or spirit , absorbed in one's own mental or spiritual life ; introspective, marked by close acquaintance ; familiar , directed toward the interior, II. adverb or ~s Date: before 12th century toward the inside, center, or interior, toward the inner being, III. noun Date: before 12th century something that is ~, innards

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