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1. inspiration

noun. ['ˌɪnspɝˈeɪʃən'] arousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity.

Synonyms

  • idea
  • source
  • seed
  • afflatus
  • germ
  • mother

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • sink
  • child
  • male parent

Etymology

  • inspiration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • inspirationem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Inspiration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce inspiration?

Pronounce inspiration as ˌɪnspərˈeɪʃən.

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How do you spell inspiration? Is it insperation ?

A common misspelling of inspiration is insperation

Sentences with inspiration


1. Noun, singular or mass
He was such an inspiration and I was proud to cycle by his side in class.

Quotes about inspiration


1. I really do believe that God is love, one of deep affection and grace and forgiveness and inspiration.
- William P. Young

2. The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

3. I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together.
- Queen Elizabeth II

2. inspiration

noun. ['ˌɪnspɝˈeɪʃən'] a product of your creative thinking and work.

Synonyms

  • production
  • product

Antonyms

  • sheathe
  • refrain
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • inspiration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • inspirationem (Latin)

3. inspiration

noun. ['ˌɪnspɝˈeɪʃən'] a sudden intuition as part of solving a problem.

Synonyms

  • intuition

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • divergent thinking

Etymology

  • inspiration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • inspirationem (Latin)

4. inspiration

noun. ['ˌɪnspɝˈeɪʃən'] arousing to a particular emotion or action.

Synonyms

  • arousal
  • stirring

Antonyms

  • breathless
  • adduct
  • repel

Etymology

  • inspiration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • inspirationem (Latin)

5. inspiration

noun. ['ˌɪnspɝˈeɪʃən'] (theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings.

Synonyms

  • divine guidance

Antonyms

  • plain
  • criticize

Etymology

  • inspiration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • inspirationem (Latin)

6. inspiration

noun. ['ˌɪnspɝˈeɪʃən'] the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing.

Synonyms

  • intake
  • breathing in
  • pant
  • breath
  • breathing
  • pull
  • respiration
  • external respiration
  • inhalation
  • aspiration
  • puff
  • ventilation
  • gasp

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • stay in place
  • dissuade
  • hyperpnea

Etymology

  • inspiration (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • inspirationem (Latin)
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