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interior

in·te·ri·or

interior

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn ti ri r
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being inside or within.
The outside of the building was plain and simple, but the interior decorations were colorful and ornate.
synonyms:
inner, inside, internal, inward
antonyms:
exterior
similar words:
indoor
definition 2: of the inside or inner part.
The interior walls of the house were badly in need of paint.
synonyms:
inmost, inner, innermost, inside, internal, inward
antonyms:
exterior
similar words:
central
definition 3: pertaining to the area of land away from the coast.
Interior towns and cities were not greatly affected by the hurricane.
 
synonyms:
inland, midland, upcountry
similar words:
landlocked
definition 4: of or pertaining to the spiritual or mental life.
The priest is primarily interested in our interior life.
synonyms:
inner, internal, mental, psychological, spiritual
similar words:
emotional, inmost, innermost, intimate, psychic
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the inside area.
The interior of the cave has never been fully explored.You should clean the interior of your car as well as the outside.
 
synonyms:
inside
antonyms:
exterior, outside, surface
similar words:
bowels, center, core, depths, innards, middle, recesses
definition 2: the political or geographic inland region of a country.
We lived on the coast for years and then moved to the interior.
synonyms:
inland, midland, upcountry
antonyms:
borderland
similar words:
heartland
definition 3: the innermost part, esp. of a person; spiritual or mental life.
A person's interior is of greater interest and importance to me than their exterior.
synonyms:
inside, psyche
similar words:
mind, soul, spirit