interior

Interior commonly refers to the inside of something. When house hunting you might find that the outside of the house is run down, but the interior rooms beautifully renovated.

If you design the color scheme of a room and pick our furnishings for it, you are an interior designer. If you delve into a characters feelings and emotions, you might describe what you're looking at as their interior. A place that lies far inland from a coast or border is said to lie in the interior of a country. If you talk to yourself inside your mind, you are said to be having an interior monologue.

Definitions of interior
  1. adjective
    inside and toward a center
    interior regions of the earth”
    Synonyms:
    internal
    happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
  2. adjective
    located inward
    “"she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby”
    synonyms: inner, internal
    inward
    relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts
  3. adjective
    situated within or suitable for inside a building
    “an interior scene”
    interior decoration”
    “an interior bathroom without windows”
    Synonyms:
    indoor
    within doors
    inside
    being or applying to the inside of a building
    indoor
    located, suited for, or taking place within a building
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    Antonyms:
    exterior
    situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building
    out
    outside or external
    outside
    leading to or from the outside
    out-of-door, outdoor, outside
    located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
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  4. adjective
    inside the country
    synonyms: home, internal, national
    domestic
    of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
  5. adjective
    of or coming from the middle of a region or country
    synonyms: midland, upcountry
    inland
    situated away from an area's coast or border
  6. noun
    the region that is inside of something
    synonyms: inside
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    Antonyms:
    exterior, outside
    the region that is outside of something
    types:
    midland
    the interior part of a country
    midst, thick
    the location of something surrounded by other things
    penetralia
    the innermost parts
    type of:
    part, region
    the extended spatial location of something
  7. noun
    the inner or enclosed surface of something
    synonyms: inside
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    Antonyms:
    exterior, outside
    the outer side or surface of something
    types:
    belly
    the hollow inside of something
    type of:
    surface
    the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
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