Inner Light

  1. (in Quakerism) the light of Christ in the soul of every person, considered as a guiding force.

Origin of Inner Light

First recorded in 1855–60

Words Nearby Inner Light Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Inner Light in a sentence

  • Harding signed to his companions not to stir, and approached the window, then feebly lighted by the Inner Light.

    The Secret of the Island | W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
  • In a few moments the voices were silent, and there was no sound of footstep, and the Inner Light went out.

    Our Mutual Friend | Charles Dickens
  • The "Inner Light" of man corresponds to an "inner spirit" of nature.

British Dictionary definitions for Inner Light

Inner Light

  1. Quakerism the presence and inner working of God in the soul acting as a guiding spirit that is superior even to Scripture and unites man to Christ

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