Preoccupation with one’s inner self; concern with spiritual or philosophical matters rather than externalities.
More example sentences
- Their emphasis is on inwardness and the spiritual life, a differentiation between the self of the body and that of the true self, or tman.
- Crucially, Capildeo's descriptions of arid, dormant inwardness reveal a preoccupation with the static or unchanging, which relates to her book's encounter with myth.
- If the Chinese sages had it right, there's something about womanhood and its yin energy that embraces inwardness, acceptance, inner strength, compassion, joy.
Definition of inwardness in:
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