Definition for inspired (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), in·spired, in·spir·ing.
- to infuse (breath, life, etc.) by breathing (usually followed by into).
- to breathe into or upon.
verb (used without object), in·spired, in·spir·ing.
Origin of inspire
Examples from the Web for inspired
None of these, though, has inspired quite the same backlash as fluoride.
We take enough time off in between so that our batteries get recharged and we get inspired again.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Seeing what they were doing, I was inspired to add my vision to their technique.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
An 18-year-old Swedish rapper/Internet meme has inspired legions of impressionable teens to get based in bucket hats.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’|Marlow Stern|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Asprey was inspired to swap out butter for traditional coffee creamers while on a trip to Nepal.Bulletproof Coffee and the Case for Butter as a Health Food|DailyBurn|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cassiodorus, with a noble enthusiasm, inspired his monks to their task.A Short History of Monks and Monasteries|Alfred Wesley Wishart
But Daniel, a spiritual (inspired) man, explained it in spiritual language and then all could understand it.The Spirit and the Word|Zachary Taylor Sweeney
His ambition and his simple personal successes had formerly distracted him from the sentiments which madame de Rnal had inspired.The Red and the Black|Stendhal
Hayne's work is even less important, for he did not, like Timrod and Lanier, touch an occasional height of inspired utterance.American Men of Mind|Burton E. Stevenson
And indeed this seems to be the meaning of the inspired writer.The Mosaic History of the Creation of the World|Thomas Wood
British Dictionary definitions for inspired (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for inspired (2 of 2)
- to breathe into or upon
- to breathe life into