Synonyms for inner

Grammar : Adj
Spell : in-er
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɪn ər

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Définition of inner

Origin :
  • c.1400, from Old English inra, comp. of inne (adv.) "inside" (see in). Cf. Old High German innaro, German inner. An unusual evolution for a comparative, it has not been used with than since Middle English. Inner tube in the pneumatic tire sense is from 1894. Inner city, in reference to poverty and crime, is attested from 1968.
  • adj central, middle physically
  • adj mental, private
Example sentences :
  • Thence they entered the inner Ceramicus, where Aspasia resided.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • What my inner self may be I am not prepared to say, but I know that it is there, as everyone else knows that it is in him.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • Also of the inner court he writes of '4 Toures, wherof the Kepe is one.'
  • Extract from : « Yorkshire Painted And Described » by Gordon Home
  • She never had been able to see the inner workings of Eileen's heart.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • He was led into an inner room where he saw a man seated at a large desk.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • It was the liberation of his inner life, the letting out of his soul into the wide world.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • Some inner voice was at her heart, warning her to leave the day unspoiled.
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
  • The nurse, Leonarda, was watching by the cradle of our child in the inner room.
  • Extract from : « Calderon The Courtier » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Sails spread on the ground did duty for carpets, and also served for inner doors.
  • Extract from : « The Field of Ice » by Jules Verne
  • A lamp flickered toward her from the inner doorway and was blown out.
  • Extract from : « The Gentleman From Indiana » by Booth Tarkington

Antonyms for inner

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