Definition of innermost in English:

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innermost

Pronunciation: /ˈɪnəməʊst/

adjective

[attributive]
1(Of thoughts or feelings) most private and deeply felt: innermost beliefs and convictions
More example sentences
  • Does it make you uncomfortable that people can read your innermost thoughts?
  • Those deep, innermost feelings you have about the world being really awful are probably right.
  • But when the day finally arrives when he packs away the clubs for good, he doesn't conceal what he hopes his innermost thoughts will be.
Synonyms
deepest, deep, deep-seated, profound, inward, underlying, intimate, private, personal, secret, hidden, veiled, masked, concealed, unexpressed, unrevealed, unapparent;
true, real, honest
informal bottled up
2Furthest in; closest to the centre: the innermost layer
More example sentences
  • Five towers made of stylised lotuses rise from the centre, with the innermost tower rising to a height of 699 feet.
  • It had several layers: the innermost being a spongy fish ball, covered first by a piece of eggplant and then by almond bits.
  • The initiation of cortical cell collapse was observed 5-6 cell layers from the innermost unmodified cortical layer.
Synonyms
central, middle, internal, interior;
furthest in, deepest within

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