Maybe some frightening event will turn Americans outward again.
To all outward appearances, they were two young people who had met on holiday, fallen in love, married, and settled down together.
Lukashenko retained the outward rituals of democracy—elections, trials, parliamentary debates.
Old English utweard "toward the outside, external" (of an enclosure, surface, etc.), earlier utanweard, from ute, utan "outside" (from ut; see out) + -weard (see -ward). Of persons, in reference to the external appearance (usually opposed to inner feelings), it is attested from c.1500. Also as an adverb in Old English (utaword). Outward-bound "directed on a course out from home port" is first recorded c.1600; with capital initials, it refers to a sea school founded in 1941. Related: Outwardly; outwardness.