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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inwardly  \In"ward*ly\,  adv  [AS.  inweardlice.] 
  1.  In  the  inner  parts  internally. 
 
  Let  Benedick,  like  covered  fire,  Consume  away  in 
  sighs,  waste  inwardly.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Toward  the  center;  inward;  as  to  curve  inwardly. 
 
  3.  In  the  heart  or  mind;  mentally;  privately;  secret?y;  as 
  he  inwardly  repines. 
 
  4.  Intimately;  thoroughly.  [Obs.] 
 
  I  shall  desire  to  know  him  more  inwardly.  --Beau.  & 
  Fl 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inwardly 
  adv  :  with  respect  to  private  feelings;  "inwardly,  she  was  raging" 
  [syn:  {inside}]  [ant:  {outwardly}] 




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