innermost

adjective
in·​ner·​most | \ ˈi-nər-ˌmōst How to pronounce innermost (audio) \

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

Crews have completed paving on the outer lanes of West Burnside, and will pave the two innermost lanes on Sunday. oregonlive, "Portland metro Friday traffic: Safety upgrades coming for section of Capitol Highway," 6 Sep. 2019 Dungy took a traditional Cover 2 zone defense but had the middle linebacker drop deep down the center of the field, running with the innermost vertical receiver. The Si Staff, SI.com, "100 Figures Who Shaped the NFL’s First Century," 28 Aug. 2019 The show revolves around Jane Levy as Zoey Clarke, a 20-something computer coder in San Francisco who, after an unusual event, can hear the innermost wants and desires of the people around her expressed through song. Marcus Jones, EW.com, "Lauren Graham returning to NBC with Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist," 27 Aug. 2019 Its innermost world is a super-Earth, a rocky planet a little bigger than Earth that scurries around its parent star once every three days. The Economist, "Astronomers are probing faraway planets with greater sophistication," 3 Aug. 2019 The innermost planet can be found very low in the southeast during morning twilight. Arnold Pearlstein, sun-sentinel.com, "The Stars This Week: Aug. 4-10," 4 Aug. 2019 If the innermost one is distinct, that supports two different formation processes. Daniel Clery, Science | AAAS, "Newly discovered exoplanet trio could unravel the mysteries of super-Earth formation," 29 July 2019 The innermost circle is your best friends, the next circle close friends, etc. Amy Chillag, CNN, "It's Friendship Day. Here's how to be a better friend," 4 Aug. 2019 The innermost circle is full with two electrons, and the middle circle is full with eight. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "How Solar Panels Work (And Why They're Taking Over the World)," 6 July 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Excavators in Regio V recently uncovered skeletal remains of four women, along with five or six children, in the innermost room of a villa. Chiara Goia, Smithsonian, "The New Treasures of Pompeii," 21 Aug. 2019 The innermost of the three, TOI 270b, is just 2.79 million miles from its sun, an arm’s reach compared to the 93-million mile remove at which the Earth orbits the sun. Jeffrey Kluger, Time, "Three 'Missing-Link' Planets Were Discovered Circling a Nearby Star by the New TESS Spacecraft," 31 July 2019 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

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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 How to pronounce innermost (audio) \

Kids Definition of innermost

: farthest inward the innermost rooms

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