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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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Related Words for inspiriting

restore, motivate, inspire, strengthen, reassure, goad, hearten, fortify, revitalize, rally, animate, stir, console, enliven, incite, comfort, brighten, applaud, exhilarate, galvanize

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Historical Examples of inspiriting

  • In this is the most inspiriting fact for the social reformer.

    Social Justice Without Socialism

    John Bates Clark

  • Then, too, she had just grasped a new idea, an idea at once noble and inspiriting.

    We Two

    Edna Lyall

  • Inez was not convinced, but his enthusiasm was most inspiriting.

    The White Mice

    Richard Harding Davis

  • This is a wild, inspiriting chase, and the natives are very fond of it.

    Hudson Bay

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Her influence, we were told, was inspiriting to all on board.

    Woman's Work in the Civil War

    Linus Pierpont Brockett

British Dictionary definitions for inspiriting


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