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inner woman

noun
1.
a woman's mind, soul, or nature
2.
(jocular) the stomach or appetite
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  • Yet it was the revealing of the inner woman, rather than the withering of the exterior, which betrayed her years.

    An Ambitious Man Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • Helen had not, however, forgotten the “inner woman,” as she pronounced it.

  • She ate and drank, and as the inner woman was recruited she felt a little more charitable towards the world at large.

    Barchester Towers Anthony Trollope
  • And to this strong cry of the inner woman, he turned a corner, and was in full view.

    Christine Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • The inner woman was a recondite mystery deep as that of the sphinx, whose features her own resembled.

    A Strange Story, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • There was something in the very sounds of such words which was appalling to the inner woman.

    Orley Farm Anthony Trollope
  • The inner woman had control, and she had quite resigned herself to its leading.

    A Reconstructed Marriage Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • All that splendid faith, which is exactly to the inner woman what courage is to the physical woman, had slipped away from me.

    All the Days of My Life: An Autobiography Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Also she wished time to dress herself carefully and solitude to get the inner woman under control.

    A Singer from the Sea Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

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