Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: inner
IPA transcription: ['ɪnɚ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: inner, interior, internal
    Meaning: located inward; "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
  • Synonyms: inner(a)
    Meaning: located or occurring within or closer to a center; "an inner room"
  • Synonyms: inner, internal, intimate
    Meaning: innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter"
  • Synonyms: inside, inner, privileged
    Meaning: confined to an exclusive group; "privy to inner knowledge"; "inside information"; "privileged information"
Usage examples
  • The inner history has never been told.
  • He seemed to be shaken with inner mirth.
  • The inner perception clouded and grew dark.
  • Outer and inner mingled in violent, inextricable confusion.
  • Their mental life is sentimental; an enjoyment of an inner landscape.
  • Their Royal Battery wrecked the whole inner water-front of Louisbourg.
  • She wore her favorite long flowing outer sleeve, without the close fitting inner one.
  • 'But by and by I discovered that there was an inner and an outer circle in this mystery.
  • They drove out through the inner gateway and under the echoing gatehouse of the outer court.
  • Now he noticed that the ledge was divided by a thicket which grew from the inner side to the outer.