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Inward, adj. 1) internal, interior: “an i. bruise,” H4A I, 3, 58. “i. sickness,” IV, 1, 31. “these i. wars,” H4B III, 1, 107. “the i. man,” Hml. II, 2, 6. Per. II, 2, 57. his i. soul == his inmost soul, the depth of his soul: Lucr. 1779; cf. Lucr. 1779 John III, 1, 227. R2 II, 2, 11. R2 II, 2, 11 H4B IV, 5, 148.
2) seated in the mind: “that i. beauty,” Ven. 434. “i. ill,” Lucr. 91. “i. vice,” Lucr. 91 “in i. worth,” Sonn. 16, 11. 46, 14. Tp. V, 77. Gent. I, 2, 63. John I, 212. H5 I, 1, 39. II Chor. H5 I, 1, 39 R3 I, 4, 79. Troil. V, 10, 31. Hml. I, 3, 13. Ant. III, 13. Ant. III, 13
3) not known to many, confidential, private: “if either of you know any i. impediment why you should not be conjoined,” Ado IV, 1, 12. “what is i. between us, let it pass,” LLL V, 1, 102.
4) privy to one's thoughts, familiar: “who is most i. with the royal duke?” R3 III, 4, 8.
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