Inspiring
Inspiring In*spir"ing, a. Animating; cheering; moving; exhilarating; as, an inspiring or scene. [1913 Webster]

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  • inspiring — inspiring; un·inspiring; …   English syllables

  • inspiring — index persuasive, potent, sapid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inspiring — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ None of the leaders seems very inspiring. ▪ find sth/sb ▪ People find her inspiring. ADVERB …   Collocations dictionary

  • inspiring — adj. inspiring to + inf. (it was inspiring to watch) * * * [ɪn spaɪ(ə)rɪŋ] inspiring to + inf. (it was inspiring to watch) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • inspiring — [[t]ɪnspa͟ɪ͟ərɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something or someone that is inspiring is exciting and makes you feel strongly interested and enthusiastic... She was a very strong, impressive character and one of the most inspiring people I ve ever met... It… …   English dictionary

  • inspiring — in|spir|ing [ınˈspaıərıŋ US ˈspaır ] adj giving people a feeling of excitement and a desire to do something great ≠ ↑uninspiring ▪ inspiring music ▪ King was a great orator and an inspiring leader …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inspiring — adjective giving people energy, a feeling of excitement, and a desire to do something great: inspiring music | King, 27 years old, was a great orator and an inspiring leader …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Inspiring — Inspire In*spire , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Inspired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inspiring}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To draw in breath; to inhale air into the lungs; opposed to {expire}. [1913 Webster] 2. To breathe; to blow gently. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And when… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inspiring — in·spir·ing (ĭn spīrʹĭng) adj. Tending to arouse or exalt: an inspiring eulogy.   in·spirʹing·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • inspiring — in|spir|ing [ ın spaırıŋ ] adjective making you feel enthusiastic or excited about something: an inspiring story of love and determination …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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