in·​most | \ ˈin-ˌmōst How to pronounce inmost (audio) \

Definition of inmost

: deepest within : farthest from the outside

Examples of inmost in a Sentence

She revealed her inmost thoughts and feelings.
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First Known Use of inmost

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for inmost

Middle English, from Old English innemest, superlative of inne, adverb, in, within, from in, adverb

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“Inmost.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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