inwardly

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adverb in·ward·ly \ˈin-wərd-lē\

Definition of inwardly

  1. 1 :  in the innermost being :  mentally, spiritually

  2. 2a :  beneath the surface :  internally <bled inwardly>b :  to oneself :  privately <cursed inwardly>

Examples of inwardly in a sentence

  1. She was outwardly calm but inwardly nervous.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of inwardly

before 12th century


INWARDLY Defined for English Language Learners

inwardly

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adverb in·ward·ly \ˈin-wərd-lē\

Definition of inwardly for English Language Learners

  • : in a way that is not openly shown or stated : on the inside


INWARDLY Defined for Kids

inwardly

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adverb in·ward·ly \ˈin-wərd-lē\

Definition of inwardly for Students

  1. 1 :  in a way that is not openly shown or stated :  privately <suffering inwardly> <She cursed inwardly.>

  2. 2 :  on the inside <bleeding inwardly>


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