Noun: outwardness awt-wu(r)d-nus [N. Amer], awt-wûd-nus [Brit]
- Concern with outward things or material objects as opposed to the mind and spirit
"what is the origin of the outwardness of our sensations of sound, smell, or taste"; "an abstract conception with feelings of reality and spatial outwardness attached to it"
- The quality or state of being outside or directed toward or relating to the outside or exterior
"the outwardness of the world";
- externality, exteriority
- A concern with or responsiveness to outward things (especially material objects as opposed to ideal concepts)
"hearty showmanship and all-round outwardness"
See also: outward
Type of: cognitive state, extraversion, extroversion, position, spatial relation, state of mind