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 ?
Nobody knows that better than you," said Will, with light gallantry, but inwardly prepared to be angry.
But to enable a prince to form an opinion of his servant there is one test which never fails; when you see the servant thinking more of his own interests than of yours, and seeking inwardly his own profit in everything, such a man will never make a good servant, nor will you ever be able to trust him; because he who has the state of another in his hands ought never to think of himself, but always of his prince, and never pay any attention to matters in which the prince is not concerned.
Mother Simon wiped it away with a cloth, saying inwardly that some day she would have to go through the same thing herself.
Setting aside their rewards and results, I want to know what they are in themselves, and how they inwardly work in the soul.
So they inwardly resolved that so long as they remained in the business, their piracies should not again be sullied with the crime of stealing.
His days were filled with morbid self-pity, which eventually engendered in his weak and vacillating mind a hatred for those who had sent him here--for the very men he had at first inwardly thanked for saving him from the ignominy of degradation.
And Zarathustra also was silent; and his eye directed itself inwardly, as if it gazed into the far distance.
She did not sit there inwardly upbraiding her husband, lamenting at Fate, which had directed her footsteps to the path which they had taken.
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.
Why, the whole point, the real sting of it lay in the fact that continually, even in the moment of the acutest spleen, I was inwardly conscious with shame that I was not only not a spiteful but not even an embittered man, that I was simply scaring sparrows at random and amusing myself by it.
Likewise glorious gifts and foundations, are like sacrifices without salt; and but the painted sepulchres of alms, which soon will putrefy, and corrupt inwardly.
Though outwardly he continued to live in the same old way, inwardly he began a new life.