Definitions of internal

  1. INTERNALLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. located inward; "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr. Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface; "internal organs"; "internal mechanism of a toy"; "internal party maneuvering" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. occurring within an institution or community; "intragroup squabbling within the corporation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Derived from, or dependent on, the thing itself; inherent; as, the internal evidence of the divine origin of the Scriptures. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Pertaining to its own affairs or interests; especially, (said of a country) domestic, as opposed to foreign; as, internal trade; internal troubles or war. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Pertaining to the inner being or the heart; spiritual. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Intrinsic; inherent; real. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Lying toward the mesial plane; mesial. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Inward; interior; being within any limit or surface; inclosed; - opposed to external; as, the internal parts of a body, or of the earth. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Belonging to the center; interior; inward; not foreign; domestic. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Being in the interior: domestic, as opposed to foreign: intrinsic: pertaining to the heart:-opposed to EXTERNAL. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Inward; interior; domestic. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. Situated in the inside; interior; based on essential qualities; pertaining to the mind. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Inward; interior; in the heart; intrinsic; real; domestic; not foreign. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. Interior; the opposite of external; pert. to the heart or centre; domestic; not foreign. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. Located on the inner side; nearer the middle axis. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for internal

  1. Victorin felt a sort of internal chill at the sight of this dreadful old woman. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  2. The hard parts are external, and the muscles are internal – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich