inspired

[ in-spahyuhrd ]
/ ɪnˈspaɪərd /

adjective

aroused, animated, or imbued with the spirit to do something, by or as if by supernatural or divine influence: an inspired poet.
resulting from such inspiration: an inspired poem; an inspired plan.
inhaled: inspired air.

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Origin of inspired

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at inspire, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM inspired

in·spir·ed·ly [in-spahy-rid-lee, -spahyuhrd-], /ɪnˈspaɪ rɪd li, -ˈspaɪərd-/, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inspired

inspired
/ (ɪnˈspaɪəd) /

adjective

aroused or guided by or as if aroused or guided by divine inspirationan inspired performance; she was like one inspired
extremely accurate or apt but based on intuition rather than knowledge or logical deductionan inspired guess
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