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1. inner, interior, internal

located inward

Example Sentences:
'Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle'
'she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it'
'an internal sense of rightousness'

2. inner

located or occurring within or closer to a center

Example Sentences:
'an inner room'

3. inner, internal, intimate

innermost or essential

Example Sentences:
'the inner logic of Cubism'
'the internal contradictions of the theory'
'the intimate structure of matter'

4. inner, inside, privileged

confined to an exclusive group

Example Sentences:
'privy to inner knowledge'
'inside information'
'privileged information'

5. inner

exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence

Example Sentences:
'inner regions of the organization'
'inner circles of government'

6. inner

inside or closer to the inside of the body

Example Sentences:
'the inner ear'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of inner
adjective (prenominal)
being or located further inside
an inner room
happening or occurring inside
inner movement
relating to the soul, mind, spirit, etc
inner feelings
more profound or obscure; less apparent
the inner meaning
exclusive or private
inner regions of the party
6. chemistry
(of a compound) having a cyclic structure formed or apparently formed by reaction of one functional group in a molecule with another group in the same molecule
an inner ester
7. Also called: red archery
the red innermost ring on a target
a shot which hits this ring

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see synonyms of inner
located farther within; interior; internal
inner organs
of the mind or spirit
inner peace
more intimate, central, or secret
inner emotions

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of inner
1. Located or occurring farther inside: an inner room; an inner layer of warm clothing.
2. Less apparent; deeper: the inner meaning of a poem.
3. Of or relating to the mind or spirit: "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle" (Leonard Bernstein).
4. More exclusive, influential, or important: the inner circles of government.

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