Meaning of “inward” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈɪnwəd/
MOVEMENT [ always before noun ]

towards the centre or the inside of something

inward investment

UK money from foreign companies that is put into businesses in your own country

INSIDE YOURSELF [ always before noun ]

inside your mind and not shown to other people:

inward feelings
→ Opposite outward adjective

(Definition of “inward adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)