inwardness

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noun in·ward·ness \ˈin-wərd-nəs\

Definition of inwardness

  1. 1 :  internal quality or substance

  2. 2 :  close acquaintance :  familiarity

  3. 3 :  fundamental nature :  essence

  4. 4 :  absorption in one's own mental or spiritual life

14th Century

First Known Use of inwardness

14th century


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