inward

Definitions of inward
1

adj directed or moving inward or toward a center

inward flood of capital”
Synonyms:
inbound
incoming
arriving at a place or position

adj relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts

“a concern with inward reflections”
Synonyms:
indwelling
existing or residing as an inner activating spirit or force or principle
inmost, innermost
being deepest within the self
inner, interior, internal
located inward
private, secret
not expressed
self-whispered
as if whispered to yourself
Antonyms:
outward
relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind
external
purely outward or superficial
outer
located outside
superficial
concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually
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adv toward the center or interior

“move the needle further inwards!”
Synonyms:
inwards
Antonyms:
outward, outwards
toward the outside

adv to or toward the inside of

Synonyms:
in, inwards

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