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inspirit

[in-spir-it]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to infuse spirit or life into; enliven.
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Also enspirit.

Origin of inspirit

First recorded in 1600–10; in-2 + spirit
Related formsin·spir·it·er, nounin·spir·it·ing·ly, adverbin·spir·it·ment, nounun·in·spir·it·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for inspirited

Historical Examples

  • My companions in misfortune are inspirited by my joining them.

    Vivian Grey

    Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

  • He was inspirited, moreover, by the attitude of his friends.

    Rope

    Holworthy Hall

  • In truth, she was inspirited by perceiving any door of escape.

    Hopes and Fears

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • The "further effort" for which he was to be inspirited had already begun.

    Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • Never in my life had I lived in an environment that inspirited me as this one.


British Dictionary definitions for inspirited

inspirit

verb
  1. (tr) to fill with vigour; inspire
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Derived Formsinspiriter, nouninspiriting, adjectiveinspiritingly, adverbinspiritment, noun
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