innerly, adv., adj.innerness, n.
/in"euhr/, adj.
1. situated within or farther within; interior: an inner door.
2. more intimate, private, or secret: the inner workings of the organization.
3. of or pertaining to the mind or spirit; mental; spiritual: the inner life.
4. not obvious; hidden or obscure: an inner meaning.
[bef. 900; ME; OE innera, comp. based on the adv. inne within, inside; see INMOST, -ER4]

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Universalium. 2010.

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