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selfward

[ self-werd ]
/ ˈsɛlf wərd /
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adverb Also selfwards.
in the direction of or toward oneself: a selfward-moving gesture.
within oneself; inward: She turned her thoughts selfward.
adjective
tending toward or directed at oneself.
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Origin of selfward

First recorded in 1885–90; self + -ward

OTHER WORDS FROM selfward

self·ward·ness, noun
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How to use selfward in a sentence

  • We treat it as personal property, and the personal looks selfward rather than Godward.

    The Bible and Life|Edwin Holt Hughes
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