But is Streep's outward indifference toward the Oscars hurting her?
Maybe some frightening event will turn Americans outward again.
Lukashenko retained the outward rituals of democracy—elections, trials, parliamentary debates.
Certainly the uneventfulness of her outward circumstances belies the intensity of her interior life.
To all outward appearances, they were two young people who had met on holiday, fallen in love, married, and settled down together.
This kind of surface-virtue, which is confined to the outward, is what is called civility.
It might embitter it all, but it could never prevent him from the outward act.
They reverenced the mysterious manifestation of God in all outward nature.
That there was some outward and visible sign of his hurt he was very thankful.
But it had been added to at various periods, without any regard to outward appearance or internal regularity.
Old English utweard "toward the outside, external" (of an enclosure, surface, etc.), earlier utanweard, from ute, utan "outside" (from ut; see out) + -weard (see -ward). Of persons, in reference to the external appearance (usually opposed to inner feelings), it is attested from c.1500. Also as an adverb in Old English (utaword). Outward-bound "directed on a course out from home port" is first recorded c.1600; with capital initials, it refers to a sea school founded in 1941. Related: Outwardly; outwardness.