Inward vs Intruse - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between inward and intruse
is that inward
is situated on the inside; that is within, inner; belonging to the inside while intruse
is (botany) pushed or projecting inward.
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.
Situated on the inside; that is within, inner; belonging to the inside.
(obsolete) Intimate, closely acquainted; familiar.
*:There is nothing can be added unto the daintinesse of Fulvius'' wives death, who was so inward with ''Augustus .
* Bible, Job xix. 19
* Sir Philip Sidney
- All my inward friends abhorred me.
- He had had occasion, by one very inward with him, to know in part the discourse of his life.
Towards the inside.
- So much the rather, thou Celestial Light, Shine inward . — Milton.
(obsolete, chiefly, in the plural) That which is inward or within; the inner parts or organs of the body; the viscera.
- (Jeremy Taylor)
(obsolete, chiefly, in the plural) The mental faculties.
(obsolete) A familiar friend or acquaintance.
- Then sacrificing, laid the inwards and their fat.
- I was an inward of his.
(botany) Pushed or projecting inward.