imparting inspiration.
under the influence of inspiration; inspired.
of or relating to inspiration.

Origin of inspirational

First recorded in 1830–40; inspiration + -al1
Related formsin·spi·ra·tion·al·ly, adverbpseu·do·in·spi·ra·tion·al, adjectivequa·si-in·spi·ra·tion·al, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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of, relating to, or tending to arouse inspiration; inspiring
resulting from inspiration; inspired
Derived Formsinspirationally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inspirational

1839, "influenced by inspiration;" 1884, "tending to inspire;" see inspiration + -al (1).

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