American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Farthest within; innermost.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Furthest within; remotest from the boundary, surface, or external part: as, the inmost recesses of a forest.
- Deepest; most interior or intimate; most real or vital.
- n. The most interior part.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Deepest within; farthest from the surface or external part; innermost.
- adj. being deepest within the self
- adj. situated or occurring farthest within
- From Middle English inmost, from Old English innemest, a double superlative form from inne ("within"), from in ("in"). The modern form is due to confusion with most. (Wiktionary)
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“It was plain that he loved them, that they came nearer to expressing his real -- that is, his inmost -- self.”
“The true temple stood separate, in the midst of these buildings, its interior being divided by a curtain into two parts, of which the inmost was the Holy of”
“The outer is of the day, under the empire of mode; the outer passes away, in swift endless changes; the inmost is the same yesterday, today and forever.”
“There are three things of which every man consists, and which follow in an orderly connection, -- the soul, the mind, and the body: his inmost is the soul, his middle is the mind, and his ultimate is the body.”
“Innocence and peace are the two inmost principles of heaven; they are called inmost principles, because they proceed immediately from the”
“The outward court is a square of forty feet, and includes two other courts: in the inmost are the royal apartments, which I was very desirous to see, but found it extremely difficult; for the great gates, from one square into another, were but eighteen inches high, and seven inches wide.”
“a square of forty feet, and includes two other courts: in the inmost are the royal apartments, which I was very desirous to see, but found it extremely difficult; for the great gates, from one square into another, were but eighteen inches high and seven inches wide.”
“Had they not shared the last morsel of fish, the last pinch of tobacco, the last and inmost thought, on the barren stretches of Bering Sea, in the heartbreaking mazes of the”
“And it is indeed a very clever and tactful woman who can do all this, and do it so subtly that the man receives all the credit and believes in his inmost heart that everything is due to him and him alone.”
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