inmost

[ in-mohst or, especially British, -muhst ]
/ ˈɪnˌmoʊst or, especially British, -məst /

adjective

situated farthest within: the inmost recesses of the forest.
most intimate or secret: one's inmost thoughts.

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Origin of inmost

before 900; Middle English (see in-1, -most); replacing inmest,Old English innemest, equivalent to inne- within + -mest-most
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inmost
/ (ˈɪnˌməʊst) /

adjective

another word for innermost
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