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1. Situated or occurring farthest within: the innermost chamber.
2. Most intimate: one's innermost feelings.
The part situated farthest in.


1. being or located furthest within; central
2. intimate; private: innermost beliefs.


(ˈɪn ərˌmoʊst)

1. farthest inward; inmost.
2. most intimate or secret.
3. the innermost part.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.innermost - being deepest within the self; "one's innermost feelings"
inward - relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts; "a concern with inward reflections"
2.innermost - situated or occurring farthest within; "the innermost chamber"
inner - located or occurring within or closer to a center; "an inner room"


1. deep, private, personal, true, hidden, intimate, profound, veiled, sincere, in-depth, heartfelt, deeply felt expressing your innermost feelings
2. central, middle, interior, inner, median the innermost part of the eye
الأبعَد إلى الداخِلالأعْمَق إلى الداخِل
en derindekien gizligizli


[ˈɪnəməʊst] ADJ [thoughts, feelings] → más íntimo, más secreto; [place, chamber] → más recóndito


[ˈɪnərməʊst] adj [thoughts, feelings] → le plus intime(la); [secrets] → le plus intime(la)
his innermost thoughts → ses pensées les plus intimesinner self nmoi m
the search for the inner self → la quête du moiinner tube n [tyre] → chambre f à air


(ˈinə) adjective
1. placed etc on the inside or further in. The inner tube of his tyre was punctured.
2. (of feelings etc) secret or hidden. I could not guess what his inner thoughts might be.
ˈinnermost adjective
1. placed etc furthest from the edge or outside. the innermost parts of the castle.
2. (also inmost) most secret or hidden. his innermost feelings; in the inmost corners of his heart.
ˈinner tube noun
a rubber tube filled with air inside a car tyre or a bicycle tyre.
References in classic literature ?
Homeless as he had been,--continually changing his whereabout, and, therefore, responsible neither to public opinion nor to individuals,--putting off one exterior, and snatching up another, to be soon shifted for a third,--he had never violated the innermost man, but had carried his conscience along with him.
And so, Hester, I drew thee into my heart, into its innermost chamber, and sought to warm thee by the warmth which thy presence made there
For with little external to constrain us, the innermost necessities in our being, these still drive us on.
The brain is at least twenty feet from his apparent forehead in life; it is hidden away behind its vast outworks, like the innermost citadel within the amplified fortifications of Quebec.
If there had been one person in that garden who had not known through all his or her innermost being that if an Egg were taken away or hurt the whole world would whirl round and crash through space and come to an end--if there had been even one who did not feel it and act accordingly there could have been no happiness even in that golden springtime air.
Lecount acknowledged the virtues of Iodine, in the briefest possible form of words, and withdrew into the innermost sanctuary of her own thoughts.
In any of the burial-places of this city through which I pass, is there a sleeper more inscrutable than its busy inhabitants are, in their innermost personality, to me, or than I am to them?
With another quick glance at them, and such a glance at me as seemed to look into my innermost thoughts.
In a word, it was impossible for me to separate her, in the past or in the present, from the innermost life of my life.
They have likewise discovered two lesser stars, or satellites, which revolve about Mars; whereof the innermost is distant from the centre of the primary planet exactly three of his diameters, and the outermost, five; the former revolves in the space of ten hours, and the latter in twenty-one and a half; so that the squares of their periodical times are very near in the same proportion with the cubes of their distance from the centre of Mars; which evidently shows them to be governed by the same law of gravitation that influences the other heavenly bodies.
But reflect upon this carefully: the purest catholic virtue, with its loving acceptance of all cups, with its pious submission to the will of God, with its belief in the print of the divine finger on the clay of all earthly life, is the mysterious light which glides into the innermost folds of human history, setting them in relief and magnifying them in the eyes of those who still have Faith.
I could not fathom the seeming hallucination, nor could I free myself from it; but somewhere in the innermost recesses of my soul I felt a strange yearning toward these unknown foemen, and a mighty hope surged through me that the fleet would return and demand a reckoning from the green warriors who had so ruthlessly and wantonly attacked it.