Innermost vs Inward - What's the difference?

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Innermost is a related term of inward.


As adjectives the difference between innermost and inward

is that innermost is farthest inside or towards the center or middle while inward is situated on the inside; that is within, inner; belonging to the inside.

As an adverb inward is

towards the inside.

As a noun inward is

(obsolete|chiefly|in the plural) that which is inward or within; the inner parts or organs of the body; the viscera.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

innermost

English

Adjective

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  • Farthest inside or towards the center or middle.
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    Antonyms

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    inward

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Situated on the inside; that is within, inner; belonging to the inside.
  • (obsolete) Intimate, closely acquainted; familiar.
  • *, II.3:
  • *:There is nothing can be added unto the daintinesse of Fulvius'' wives death, who was so inward with ''Augustus .
  • * Bible, Job xix. 19
  • All my inward friends abhorred me.
  • * Sir Philip Sidney
  • He had had occasion, by one very inward with him, to know in part the discourse of his life.

    Derived terms

    * inwards * inwardly * inwardness

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Towards the inside.
  • So much the rather, thou Celestial Light, Shine inward . — Milton.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete, chiefly, in the plural) That which is inward or within; the inner parts or organs of the body; the viscera.
  • (Jeremy Taylor)
  • * Milton
  • Then sacrificing, laid the inwards and their fat.
  • (obsolete, chiefly, in the plural) The mental faculties.
  • (obsolete) A familiar friend or acquaintance.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I was an inward of his.
    (Webster 1913)

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