- the inside part of a building, considered as a whole from the point of view of artistic design or general effect, convenience, etc.
- a single room or apartment so considered.
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The interiority of Frederick Clegg is something we rarely find elsewhere, certainly not in the case of Ariel Castro.How to Understand the Criminal Mind By Reading This Novel
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Word Origin for interior
"part of a country distant from the coast," 1796, from interior (adj.); meaning "inside of a building or room" is from 1829.
late 15c., from Middle French intérieur and directly from Latin interior "inner, interior, middle," comparative adjective of inter "within" (see inter-). Meaning "of the interior parts of a country" is from 1777; meaning "internal affairs of a country or state" (as in U.S. Department of the Interior) is from 1838. Interior decoration first attested 1807. Interior design from 1927.