inward

Part of speech: adjective

Situated within; inner.

Part of speech: noun

The inside; in the plural, the viscera.

Part of speech: adverb

Toward the inside or interior. inwards.

Part of speech: adverb

Inwardly.

Part of speech: noun

Inwardness.

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Usage examples "inward":

  1. Her son was hesitating at the church- yard gate, alone and heavy- hearted, when suddenly he saw a thing that brought his heart into his throat and made a certain old mortification start from its long sleep with a great inward cry. - "John March, Southerner", George W. Cable.
  2. I asked, with a sudden inward feeling of dismay. - "A Rogue by Compulsion", Victor Bridges.
  3. Then the little child in the bed would turn its head and smile, even if it were asleep, and its face would shine as if with some inward happiness. - "The Counterpane Fairy", Katharine Pyle.