Definition of inward adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɪnwəd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪnwərd//
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  1. 1[only before noun] inside your mind and not shown to other people an inward smile Her calm expression hid her inward panic.
  2. 2towards the inside or centre of something an inward flow an inward curve
  3. opposite outward
    Word OriginOld English inweard, inneweard, innanweard (see in, -ward).
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