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Definition of inner man in English:

noun

[in singular]
1A man’s soul or mind: the complexities of the inner man
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  • Successful confrontation management begins and ends not with selection, but deep within the confines of the mind, the inner man.
  • As he bears his soul with his inner man, he finds that the majority of his life is meaningless.
  • And since the human is more than a physical entity of body and senses, a full education must extend to the inner man of the intellect.
1.1 humorous A man’s stomach: the inner man was well catered for with pizza
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  • While she was opening the Tupperware, I was feeding the inner man with bacon and scrambled eggs in the stylish dining room at Taplow House, a few miles away.
  • Ample food and a couple of flasks of coffee or tea are also a good idea to sustain the inner man during the long periods afloat.

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