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Definition of "indwelling" []

  • Dwelling or residing within. (adjective)
  • Placed or implanted within the body, as a catheter or electrode. (adjective)
  • An inner presence, as of a spirit or power. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "indwelling" in a sentence
  • "Believers have a stock of habitual grace; which may be called indwelling grace in the same sense wherein original corruption is called indwelling sin."
  • "The effect of all the divine indwelling, which is the characteristic gift of Christ to every Christian soul, is to mould the recipient into the image of the divine inhabitant."
  • "It is because the Spirit is an earnest of our inheritance, that his indwelling is a seal."