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internal

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of internal

  1. 1 situated farther in <somehow grave robbers hadn't managed to locate and enter the internal chambers of the Egyptian tomb> Synonyms inside, interior, inner, inwardRelated Words inmost, innermost; central, mid, middle, midmostNear Antonyms outermost, outmost; surfaceAntonyms exterior, external, outer, outside, outward

  2. 2 of or relating to the mind <the never-ending internal monologue of the novel's main character> Synonyms cerebral, inner, intellectual, interior, mental, psychological (also psychologic)Related Words cognitive, conscious, epistemic, knowing; noetic; psychic (also psychical), telepathic; alert, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever, intelligent, quick-witted, rational, reasoning, sharp, sharp-witted, smart, thinkingNear Antonyms bodily, carnal, corporal, corporeal, fleshly, physical, somatic; unconscious; brainless, dense, doltish, dopey (also dopy), fatuous, half-witted, mindless, obtuse, simple, slow-witted, stupid, thick, thickheaded, unintelligent, weak-minded, witlessAntonyms nonmental





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