The nation suffered from internal conflicts.
An internal investigation was conducted.
The internal contradictions of the theory.
An example of internal is an internal medicine doctor specializing in Cardiology.
Origin of internal
- Middle English internall from Old French internel from Medieval Latin internālis from Latin internus from inter within en in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Medieval Latin internālis (“of or pertaining to the inner part”), from Latin internus (“internal”) + -ālis.