|1.||[ adjective ] 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
|2.||[ adjective ] located or occurring within or closer to a center|
"an inner room"
|Related terms:||outer central inmost inside position|
|3.||[ adjective ] innermost or essential|
"the inner logic of Cubism" "the internal contradictions of the theory" "the intimate structure of matter"
|4.||[ adjective ] confined to an exclusive or group|
"privy to inner knowledge" "inside information" privileged information"
|5.||[ adjective ] exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence|
"inner regions of the organization" "inner circles of government"
|6.||[ adjective ] (anatomy) inside or closer to the inside of the body|
"the inner ear"
|Related terms:||anatomy internal|