innermost

adjective
in·​ner·​most | \ ˈi-nər-ˌmōst \

Definition of innermost

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: farthest inward : inmost

innermost

noun

Definition of innermost (Entry 2 of 2)

: the inmost part

Examples of innermost in a Sentence

Adjective

She revealed her innermost feelings. the innermost part of the cave

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

After a mysterious reading with a psychic, played by the mythical Erykah Badu, Ali wakes up the next day with the ability to read the innermost thoughts of men. Lauren Sanchez, Vogue, "Taraji P. Henson Doles Out Relationship Advice at the New York City Premiere of What Men Want," 5 Feb. 2019 BepiColombo, a European-Japanese project that will be just the third mission to study the solar system's innermost planet, launches tonight (Oct. 19) from Kourou, French Guiana, aboard an Ariane 5 ECA rocket. Meghan Bartels, Space.com, "BepiColombo, the First Mercury Mission in 14 Years, Launches Tonight — Watch Live!," 19 Oct. 2018 Under this sky, take a look under the hood and get in touch with your innermost feelings. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, "What Your Sign's November Horoscope Predictions Mean for You," 28 Oct. 2018 The innermost planet is actually one of the biggest planets ever discovered, about ten times the size of Jupiter. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Scientists Discover Four Giant Planets Orbiting Newborn Star," 16 Oct. 2018 In the case of Steak-umm, though, the surprise is recognition: people seeing their innermost thoughts and fears reflected in the social media posts of a frozen-food brand. Rachel Sugar, Vox, "What happens when processed meat slices stop being polite ... and start getting real.," 28 Sep. 2018 If there’s anything anybody wants to skip, like innermost thoughts in places, just go ahead. Erik Spanberg, The Christian Science Monitor, "'Elmore Leonard: Westerns' celebrates Leonard's mastery of the genre," 5 June 2018 According to Manduka, the mat’s innermost rubber layer is infused with charcoal, which helps filter out moisture and eliminate smells. Anthea Levi, Health.com, "This No-Slip Charcoal Yoga Mat Is the Only One You'll Ever Need for Hot Yoga," 11 May 2018 Previously, human organoids didn't last longer than five weeks, when nutrients and oxygen could no longer reach their innermost cells. Laura Yan, Popular Mechanics, "Scientists Implanted Tiny Human Brains Into Mice," 21 Apr. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

The spacecraft came within 1,900 miles of Saturn's cloud tops and 200 miles of the planet's innermost ring, shooting a gap between the top of Saturn's atmosphere and its rings that is about 1,500 miles wide. Jay Bennett, Popular Mechanics, "Cassini Spacecraft Successfully Dives Between Saturn and Its Rings," 27 Apr. 2017 The decision to join the Lakers was not a surprise to his innermost circle, with one person telling AP that it had been presumed for some time that he was headed to Los Angeles next season. Tom Withersap, Anchorage Daily News, "LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers," 2 July 2018 The decision to join the Lakers was not a surprise to his innermost circle, with one person telling AP that it had been presumed for some time that he was headed to Los Angeles next season. Tom Withersap, Anchorage Daily News, "LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers," 2 July 2018 The decision to join the Lakers was not a surprise to his innermost circle, with one person telling AP that it had been presumed for some time that he was headed to Los Angeles next season. Tom Withersap, Anchorage Daily News, "LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers," 2 July 2018 The decision to join the Lakers was not a surprise to his innermost circle, with one person telling AP that it had been presumed for some time that he was headed to Los Angeles next season. Tom Withersap, Anchorage Daily News, "LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers," 2 July 2018 The decision to join the Lakers was not a surprise to his innermost circle, with one person telling AP that it had been presumed for some time that he was headed to Los Angeles next season. Tom Withersap, Anchorage Daily News, "LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers," 2 July 2018 The decision to join the Lakers was not a surprise to his innermost circle, with one person telling AP that it had been presumed for some time that he was headed to Los Angeles next season. Tom Withersap, Anchorage Daily News, "LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers," 2 July 2018 The decision to join the Lakers was not a surprise to his innermost circle, with one person telling AP that it had been presumed for some time that he was headed to Los Angeles next season. Tom Withersap, Anchorage Daily News, "LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of innermost

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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innermost

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English Language Learners Definition of innermost

: most private and personal
: closest to the center or inside of something

innermost

adjective
in·​ner·​most | \ ˈi-nər-ˌmōst \

Kids Definition of innermost

: farthest inward the innermost rooms

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