I. adjective Date: 14th century farthest inward ; inmost II. noun Date: 14th century the inmost part

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  • Innermost — In ner*most ([i^]n n[ e]r*m[=o]st ), a. [A corruption of inmost due to influence of inner. See {Inmost}.] Farthest inward; most remote from the outward part; inmost; deepest within. Prov. xviii. 8. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • innermost — index interior, internal, intimate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • innermost — mid 14c., from INNER (Cf. inner) + MOST (Cf. most). Innermore also existed in Middle English …   Etymology dictionary

  • innermost — ► ADJECTIVE 1) furthest in; closest to the centre. 2) (of thoughts) most private and deeply felt …   English terms dictionary

  • innermost — [in′ər mōst΄] adj. [< INMOST, infl. by INNER] 1. located farthest within 2. most intimate or secret …   English World dictionary

  • innermost — [[t]ɪ̱nə(r)moʊst[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Your innermost thoughts and feelings are your most personal and secret ones. ...expressing your innermost feelings. ...revealing a company s innermost secrets. Syn: inmost 2) ADJ: ADJ n The innermost thing is… …   English dictionary

  • innermost — in|ner|most [ˈınəməust US nərmoust] adj [only before noun] 1.) your innermost feelings, desires etc are your most personal and secret ones ▪ a man who would never share his innermost thoughts with anyone 2.) formal furthest inside or nearest to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • innermost — /in euhr mohst / or, esp. Brit., / meuhst/, adj. 1. farthest inward; inmost. 2. most intimate or secret: one s innermost beliefs. n. 3. the innermost part. [1375 1425; late ME; see INNER, MOST] * * * …   Universalium

  • innermost — adjective (only before noun) 1 your innermost feelings, desires etc are the ones you feel most strongly about and do not talk about 2 formal furthest inside: the innermost depths of the cave …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • innermost — adjective 1. being deepest within the self one s innermost feelings • Syn: ↑inmost • Similar to: ↑inward 2. situated or occurring farthest within the innermost chamber • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • innermost — adjective Farthest inside or towards the center or middle. She poured her innermost feelings into her journal. Ant: outermost …   Wiktionary

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