inwardly


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in·ward·ly

 (ĭn′wərd-lē)
adv.
1. On or in the inside; within: a window opening flared inwardly.
2. Privately; to oneself: "kept his lips closed with the expression of a man inwardly laughing" (T.S. Stribling).

inwardly

(ˈɪnwədlɪ)
adv
1. within the private thoughts or feelings; secretly: inwardly troubled, he kept smiling.
2. not aloud: to laugh inwardly.
3. with reference to the inside or inner part; internally
4. archaic intimately; essentially: the most inwardly concerned of the plotters.

in•ward•ly

(ˈɪn wərd li)

adv.
1. in or on the inside or inner part; internally.
2. privately; secretly: Inwardly, he disliked his guest.
3. within the self; mentally or spiritually: to stay inwardly calm.
4. in low or soft tones; not aloud.
5. toward the inside, interior, or center.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.inwardly - with respect to private feelings; "inwardly, she was raging"
outwardly - in outward appearance; "outwardly, she appeared composed"

inwardly

adverb privately, secretly, to yourself, within, inside, at heart, deep down, in your head, in your inmost heart She smiled inwardly.
Translations
في داخِلِه، داخِلِيّاً
v duchu
inderst indeindvendigt
innra meî sér

inwardly

[ˈɪnwədlɪ] ADV [think, sigh, groan, smile] → para sus adentros; [know, struggle] → en su interior; [feel] → por dentro
she was inwardly furiouspor dentro estaba furiosa
she felt inwardly relievedse sintió aliviada por dentro
the house was outwardly clean but inwardly filthyla casa estaba limpia por fuera pero asquerosa por dentro

inwardly

[ˈɪnwərdli] adv [feel, think] → intérieurement, en son for intérieur
He pretended to be affronted, but inwardly he was pleased → Il prétendait être offensé mais, intérieurement, il était ravi., Il prétendait être offensé mais en son for intérieur, il était ravi.

inwardly

advinnerlich, im Inneren; to inwardly digest somethingetw geistig verarbeiten

inwardly

[ˈɪnwədlɪ] adv (feel, think) → nel proprio intimo, dentro di sé

inward

(ˈinwəd) adjective
1. being within, especially in the mind. his inward thoughts.
2. moving towards the inside. an inward curve in the coastline.
ˈinward, ˈinwards adverb
towards the inside or the centre. When one of the eyes turns inwards, we call the effect a squint.
ˈinwardly adverb
in one's thoughts; secretly. He was inwardly pleased when she failed; She was laughing/groaning inwardly.
References in classic literature ?
He had fumed inwardly during the feast, but when the flurry was over and he strolled home after seeing Scott off, a milder mood came over him.
She did not sit there inwardly upbraiding her husband, lamenting at Fate, which had directed her footsteps to the path which they had taken.
Twas done with Indian skill," said the scout laughing inwardly, but with vast satisfaction; "and 'twas a pretty sight to behold
It was all quite absurd and most embarrassing, but inwardly Mr.
That he had a score of Socialist arguments chasing through his brain in the meantime did not interfere with this; on the contrary, Jurgis scrubbed the spittoons and polished the banisters all the more vehemently because at the same time he was wrestling inwardly with an imaginary recalcitrant.
The tyrant observed the whisper, and conjectured its import, though he could not hear what was said; and he inwardly strengthened himself in his determination to keep the power he possessed over his victim.
Leave me, and let me wear my spirit with weariness and waiting, even as I have done these ten long days, counterfeiting thus the thing that is called rest, the prone body making outward sign of repose where inwardly is none.
There was a considerable pause, while the boys canvassed this matter inwardly.
I asked inwardly, as with both hands I turned the stiff door-handle, which, for a second or two, resisted my efforts.
He seemed to find an immense fund of reflection in this circumstance, and sat pondering and inwardly whistling for some time.
Which was, I suppose, as false a declaration as ever was made; for I was inwardly crying for her then, and I know what I know of the pain she cost me afterwards.
Well, then, Master Marner," said Dolly, inwardly rejoiced, "I'll ask Mr.