adverb(ˈɪnwədz) inward
  1. towards the interior or middle of something

  2. in, into, or towards the mind or spirit

pl n(ˈɪnədz)
  1. a variant spelling of innards

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How to use inwards in a sentence

  • “Anyone who looks only inwards is not going to be as successful as someone who looks outside, the world over,” Bratton said.

    Can Bratton Save Britain? | William Underhill | August 15, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • And the borders of them were of one handbreadth, turned inwards round about: and upon the tables was the flesh of the offering.

  • The doors opened inwards and those in the outer wall were supplied with bolts (pessul) and bars (serae).

    The Private Life of the Romans | Harold Whetstone Johnston
  • They generally wore turbans of lambswool, and jackets of sheepskin with the wool inwards.

    The British Expedition to the Crimea | William Howard Russell
  • But all the blood in his body seemed to rush inwards to his heart as he spoke, and he absolutely trembled.

    North and South | Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • As the train steamed out we passed his troops, drawn up in three sides of a square facing inwards, in their shirt-sleeves.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V. | Erskine Childers