located or occurring within or closer to a center; "an inner room"
confined to an exclusive group; "privy to inner knowledge"; "inside information"; "privileged information"
exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence; "inner regions of the organization"; "inner circles of government"
inside or closer to the inside of the body; "the inner ear"
Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner chamber.
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.
innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter"