Inward vs Inwards - What's the difference?
Inward is a related term of inwards.
As adverbs the difference between inward and inwards
is that inward
is towards the inside while inwards
is towards the inside.
As an adjective inward
is situated on the inside; that is within, inner; belonging to 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?
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.