interior




Interior commonly refers to the inside of something. When house hunting you might find that the outside of the house is run down, but the interior rooms beautifully renovated.

If you design the color scheme of a room and pick our furnishings for it, you are an interior designer. If you delve into a characters feelings and emotions, you might describe what you’re looking at as their interior. A place that lies far inland from a coast or border is said to lie in the interior of a country. If you talk to yourself inside your mind, you are said to be having an interior monologue.

Definitions of interior
  1. adjective

    inside and toward a center

    interior regions of the earth”
    Synonyms:

    internal

    happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
  2. adjective

    located inward

    “”she thinks she has no soul, no
    interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it”- David Denby”
    synonyms:
    inner, internal

    inward

    relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts
  3. adjective

    situated within or suitable for inside a building

    “an
    interior scene”
    interior decoration”
    “an
    interior bathroom without windows”
    Synonyms:

    indoor

    within doors
    inside

    being or applying to the inside of a building
    indoor

    located, suited for, or taking place within a building
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    Antonyms:

    exterior

    situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building
    out

    outside or external
    outside

    leading to or from the outside
    out-of-door, outdoor, outside

    located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
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  4. adjective

    inside the country

    synonyms:
    home, internal, national

    domestic

    of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
  5. adjective

    of or coming from the middle of a region or country

    synonyms:
    midland, upcountry

    inland

    situated away from an area’s coast or border
  6. noun

    the region that is inside of something

    synonyms:
    inside
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    Antonyms:

    exterior, outside

    the region that is outside of something
    types:

    midland

    the interior part of a country
    midst, thick

    the location of something surrounded by other things
    penetralia

    the innermost parts
    type of:

    part, region

    the extended spatial location of something

  7. noun

    the inner or enclosed surface of something

    synonyms:
    inside
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    Antonyms:

    exterior, outside

    the outer side or surface of something
    types:

    belly

    the hollow inside of something
    type of:

    surface

    the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object

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