indwelling

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

indwelling (plural indwellings)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

in- +‎ dwelling

Adjective[edit]

indwelling (not comparable)

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