n the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
n preoccupation especially with one's attitudes and ethical or ideological values
the sensitiveness of James's characters, their seeming inwardness inwardness is what an Englishman quite simply has, painlessly, as a birthright
n the quality or state of being inward or internal
the inwardness of the body's organs
n preoccupation with what concerns human inner nature (especially ethical or ideological values)
Socrates' inwardness, integrity, and inquisitiveness"- H.R.Finch
Costas Karamanlis in Athens News Agency Karamanlis noted that Greece's has had a substantive role in drawing up the current Treaty, "we are satisfied with the efforts for drawing up the Treaty; we are satisfied that all of our partners ended this phase of inwardness and stagnation that...
Paul Auster in Times Online When Auster writes only about writing, he removes his relation to the outside world, relying on "the sovereignty of inwardness" (1985) and "the severity of his inwardness" (1987), finding "a refuge of inwardness" (1989), and...