Definition of Indwelling

1. Adjective. Existing or residing as an inner activating spirit or force or principle. "An indwelling goodness"

Similar to: Inward



Definition of Indwelling

1. n. Residence within, as in the heart.

Definition of Indwelling

1. Noun. A dwelling within, especially lodgement or habitation in the mind or soul. ¹

2. Adjective. implanted within the body ¹

3. Adjective. existing as an inner principle; inherent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Indwelling

1. indwell [v] - See also: indwell

Medical Definition of Indwelling

1. Residence within, as in the heart. "The personal indwelling of the Spirit in believers." (South) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Indwelling

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industriousness
industry
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industrywide
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induviae
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indwelling (current term)
indwelling catheter
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inebriacy
inebriant
inebriants
inebriate
inebriated

Literary usage of Indwelling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Yoruba-speaking Peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa: Their by Alfred Burdon Ellis (1894)
"THE indwelling SPIRITS AND SOULS OP MEN. IN the first volume of this series we found that the Tshi-speaking peoples believe that every man has dwelling in ..."

2. The Works of John Owen by John Owen (1826)
"... namely, that there is an exceed ing efficacy and power in the remainder of indwelling sin in believers, with a constant inclination and working towards ..."

3. Improvement of the Understanding: Ethics and Correspondence of Benedict de by Benedictus de Spinoza (1901)
"God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things. Proof.— All things which are, are in God, and must be conceived through God (by Prop. xv. ..."

4. Lectures on the History of Christian Dogmas by August Neander (1858)
"ABELARD instituted more general inquiries respecting the relation of the indwelling of God in Christ to the divine operation on other holy men. ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1893)
"indwelling spirits of men (7 p.). AB Ellis, 36 : 794. Influence of the environment on R. ... indwelling ..."

6. How to Study the Bible: The Second Coming and Other Expositions by Isaac Massey Haldeman (1904)
"The indwelling Presence is the Risen Christ. In Galatians ii: 20, it is "Christ liveth in me." In Colossians i: 27, it is "Christ in you, the Hope of Glory. ..."

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