Examples of inwardly in a Sentence
She was outwardly calm but inwardly nervous.
Recent Examples of inwardly from the Web
Season One’s non-linear timeline took June from a spirited contemporary woman in America to an outwardly meek (but inwardly steely) prisoner in Gilead.
Instead of focusing on the bitterness of last year’s defeat and getting caught up in those emotions with a war of words against the Gators, the Tigers are inwardly focused on their own issues.
Like Google and Facebook, newspaper companies often justified themselves both outwardly and inwardly by appeal to a noble social mission.
But instead of being inwardly grateful about being spared by Irma or having some empathy for her fellow Floridians, Coulter went full Coulter.
But those inside the state, so inwardly proud of their home, come to despise that external reputation.
Dianne DePasquale-Hagerty, CEO of the non-profit agency that supplies housing and other supports for people who have developmental and physical disabilities, cringed inwardly.
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First Known Use of inwardly
before 12th century
INWARDLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inwardly for English Language Learners
: in a way that is not openly shown or stated : on the inside
INWARDLY Defined for Kids
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