Antonyms of adj outward

2 senses of outward

Sense 1
outward (vs. inward) -- (relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind; "a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections")

inward (vs. outward) -- (relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts; "a concern with inward reflections")
        => indwelling -- (existing or residing as an inner activating spirit or force or principle; "an indwelling divinity"; "an indwelling goodness")
        => inmost, innermost -- (being deepest within the self; "one's innermost feelings")
        => inner, interior, internal -- (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.)
        => secret, private -- (not expressed; "secret (or private) thoughts")
        => self-whispered -- (as if whispered to yourself)

Sense 2
outbound, outward, outward-bound -- (that is going out or leaving; "the departing train"; "an outward journey"; "outward-bound ships")

INDIRECT (VIA outgoing) -> incoming -- (arriving at a place or position; "incoming class"; "incoming mail")

Similarity of adj outward

2 senses of outward

Sense 1
outward (vs. inward) -- (relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind; "a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections")
       => external -- (purely outward or superficial; "external composure"; "an external concern for reputation"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.)
       => outer -- (located outside; "outer reality")
          Also See-> superficial#1

Sense 2
outbound, outward, outward-bound -- (that is going out or leaving; "the departing train"; "an outward journey"; "outward-bound ships")
       => outgoing (vs. incoming) -- (leaving a place or a position; "an outgoing steamship")

Antonyms of adv outward

1 sense of outward

Sense 1
outward, outwards -- (toward the outside; "move the needle further outward!")
       Antonym of inward (Sense 1)
      => inward, inwards -- (toward the center or interior; "move the needle further inwards!")

Synonyms of adv outward

1 sense of outward

Sense 1
outward, outwards -- (toward the outside; "move the needle further outward!")

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