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Noun: inspiration  ,in-spu'rey-shun
  1. Arousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity
     
  2. A product of your creative thinking and work
    "he had little respect for the inspirations of other artists";
    - brainchild
     
  3. A sudden intuition as part of solving a problem
     
  4. (theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings
    - divine guidance
     
  5. Arousing to a particular emotion or action
    - stirring
     
  6. The act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
    - inhalation, aspiration, intake, breathing in

Derived forms: inspirations

Type of: arousal, breath, cognitive factor, idea, intuition, product, production, rousing, thought

Part of: breathing, external respiration, problem solving, respiration, ventilation

Encyclopedia: Inspiration