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 inwardlyb :  to oneself :  privately cursed inwardly

Examples of inwardly in a Sentence

  1. She was outwardly calm but inwardly nervous.

First Known Use of inwardly

before 12th century


INWARDLY Defined for English Language Learners

inwardly

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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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