When talking about something ‘experienced in one's mind and not expressed or shown to other people’, which adjective do you tends to use? Inner or Internal?
Do you see any difference between these two adjectives in this case?
To let the difference shining brightly, could you please tell us how each of the adjectives change the meaning of each sentence?
The following are examples of inner/internal + nouns (thoughts, feelings,doubts, struggle, tensions, conflicts, peace, voice, life, beauty).
- She didn't want to be left alone with her dark inner/internal thoughts.
- And they appreciate therapy, even though they are in businesses that traditionally scorned sharing inner/internal feelings.
- Inner/Internal doubts can be managed, but external criticism in the social-media age is not so easy to curtail.
- Broadman’s face looked as though some vast inner/internal struggle was going on.
- Michael needed to express his inner/internal tensions.
- She struggled with her own inner/internal conflicts.
- Sarah seemed to have a profound sense of inner/internal peace.
- An inner/internal voice told him that what he was doing was wrong.
- A character who makes us wish to know more about his inner/internal life.
- Mary might not be the prettiest girl around, but her inner/internal beauty shines through.