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inmost

[in-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st] /ˈɪnˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst/
adjective
1.
situated farthest within:
the inmost recesses of the forest.
2.
most intimate or secret:
one's inmost thoughts.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English (see in-1, -most); replacing inmest, Old English innemest, equivalent to inne- within + -mest -most
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British Dictionary definitions for inmost

inmost

/ˈɪnˌməʊst/
adjective
1.
another word for innermost
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Word Origin and History for inmost
adj.

Old English innemest; see in + -most.

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