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innermost

[ in-er-mohst or, especially British, -muhst ]
/ ˈɪn ərˌmoʊst or, especially British, -məst /
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adjective

farthest inward; inmost.
most intimate or secret: one's innermost beliefs.

noun

the innermost part.

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Origin of innermost

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at inner, -most
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British Dictionary definitions for innermost

innermost
/ (ˈɪnəˌməʊst) /

adjective

being or located furthest within; central
intimate; privateinnermost beliefs
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