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outward

out·ward

outward

 
pronunciation:
aUt wrd
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: on, or moving or directed toward, the outside or surface of; external or exterior.
synonyms:
exterior, external, outer, outside
antonyms:
inward
similar words:
extrinsic, outermost, outlying, peripheral, surface
definition 2: of or pertaining to the surface or outside; apparent or superficial.
His outward confidence masked his insecurities.
synonyms:
apparent, exterior, external, ostensible, outer, seeming, superficial, surface
antonyms:
inner
similar words:
assumed, evident, manifest, observable, ostensive, outside, perceptible, right, visible
definition 3: of, pertaining to, or related to that which is external to oneself.
Her strong character resisted outward influences.
synonyms:
external, outside
antonyms:
internal
similar words:
extraneous, extrinsic
definition 4: of, concerned with, or relating to the body, as opposed to the mind or spirit.
synonyms:
bodily, corporal, corporeal, physical, somatic
antonyms:
inward
similar words:
carnal, fleshly, material, substantial, tangible
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: toward the outside.
antonyms:
inward
similar words:
away, forth, out, outside, without
definition 2: obviously; visibly.
synonyms:
manifestly, obviously, openly, plainly, visibly
similar words:
evidently, externally
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the exterior part or appearance.
synonyms:
exterior, external, outside, surface
similar words:
periphery
definition 2: the external, material world.
derivations: outwards (adv.), outwardness (n.)