adjective see inspiration

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  • Inspirational — In spi*ra tion*al, a. 1. Pertaining to inspiration. [1913 Webster] 2. Imparting inspiration[2]; as, an inspirational sermon. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inspirational — index provocative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inspirational — 1839, influenced by inspiration; 1884, tending to inspire; see INSPIRATION (Cf. inspiration) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inspirational — [in΄spə rā′shə nəl] adj. 1. of or giving inspiration; inspiring 2. produced, influenced, or stimulated by inspiration; inspired inspirationally adv …   English World dictionary

  • inspirational — [[t]ɪ̱nspɪre͟ɪʃən(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED (approval) Something that is inspirational provides you with inspiration. Tolstoy was an inspirational figure in forming Gandhi s ideas about nonviolence... Cumbria was inspirational for Wordsworth …   English dictionary

  • inspirational — in|spi|ra|tion|al [ ,ınspı reıʃənl ] adjective 1. ) giving you the enthusiasm to do or create something: an inspirational leader/speech 2. ) extremely good or skillful: Brown s last minute goal for the Red Wings was truly inspirational …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inspirational — UK [ˌɪnspəˈreɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l] / US [ˌɪnspɪˈreɪʃən(ə)l] adjective 1) giving you the enthusiasm to do or create something an inspirational leader/speech 2) extremely good or skilful Beckham s goal was truly inspirational …   English dictionary

  • inspirational — adj. Inspirational is used with these nouns: ↑leader, ↑message, ↑story …   Collocations dictionary

  • inspirational — in|spi|ra|tion|al [ˌınspıˈreıʃənəl] adj providing encouragement or new ideas for what you should do ▪ Jones proved an inspirational figure in Welsh rugby …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inspirational — adjective providing inspiration: Jones proved an inspirational figure in Welsh rugby …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • inspirational — inspiration ► NOUN 1) the process or quality of being inspired. 2) a person or thing that inspires. 3) a sudden clever or timely idea. 4) the process of inhalation. DERIVATIVES inspirational adjective …   English terms dictionary

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