indwelling

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English indwelling, equivalent to in- +‎ dwelling.

NounEdit

indwelling (plural indwellings)

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

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

in- +‎ dwelling

AdjectiveEdit

indwelling (not comparable)

  1. implanted within the body
  2. existing as an inner principle; inherent
Derived termsEdit