arousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity
a product of your creative thinking and work
"he had little respect for the inspirations of other artists"; "after years of work his brainchild was a tangible reality"
a sudden intuition as part of solving a problem
divine guidance, inspirationnoun
(theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings
"they believe that the books of Scripture were written under divine guidance"
arousing to a particular emotion or action
inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, intake, breathing innoun
the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
The act of inspiring or breathing in.
The drawing of air into the lungs, accomplished in mammals by elevation of the chest walls and flattening of the diaphragm.
The act or power of exercising an elevating or stimulating influence upon the intellect or emotions; the result of such influence which quickens or stimulates; as, the inspiration of occasion, of art, etc.
A supernatural divine influence on the prophets, apostles, or sacred writers, by which they were qualified to communicate moral or religious truth with authority; a supernatural influence which qualifies men to receive and communicate divine truth; also, the truth communicated.
Etymology: From inspiration, from inspirationem (nominative: inspiratio), from inspiratus (past participle of inspiro).
the act of inspiring or breathing in; breath; specif. (Physiol.), the drawing of air into the lungs, accomplished in mammals by elevation of the chest walls and flattening of the diaphragm; -- the opposite of expiration
the act or power of exercising an elevating or stimulating influence upon the intellect or emotions; the result of such influence which quickens or stimulates; as, the inspiration of occasion, of art, etc
a supernatural divine influence on the prophets, apostles, or sacred writers, by which they were qualified to communicate moral or religious truth with authority; a supernatural influence which qualifies men to receive and communicate divine truth; also, the truth communicated
Etymology: [F. inspiration, L. inspiratio. See Inspire.]
Inspiration is the ninth studio album by guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen, released on October 14, 1996 through Pony Canyon; November 5, 1996 through Music for Nations; and reissued in 2000 through Spitfire Records; a remastered edition was reissued in 2003 through SPV GmbH. It is a tribute album consisting entirely of covers of various bands who influenced Malmsteen.
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an earnest, divinely-awakened, soul-subduing sense and perception of the presence of the invisible in the visible, of the infinite in the finite, of the ideal in the real, of the divine in the human, and, in ecstatic moments, of very God in man, accompanied with a burning desire to impart to others the vision revealed; distinguished as "seraphic" from insanity as "demonic" by this, that the inspired man sees an invisible which is there, and the insane an invisible which is not there, states of mind so like otherwise that the one may be, and often is, mistaken for the other, the inspired man taken for an insane, and the insane man for an inspired. Inspiration of the Scriptures
To intuitively know how to create efficient and effective optimum health, right to life, human rights, stability, shared prosperity for all, balance, change, unity, peace, harmony, unity government, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to housing, right to education, right to parent, right to childcare, right to a standard of living, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, civil rights, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, fairness and justness across society, the country, europe and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances.
Divine inspiration is gratefully received as we work in unity and partnership together.Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'inspiration' in Nouns Frequency: #2405
The numerical value of inspiration in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of inspiration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Use other people's success as inspiration, not competition. Their win doesn't equal your loss.
There are plenty of mothers on tour right now. I'm happy to see that. It makes me proud, it makes me feel like I had some inspiration and was able to inspire other players to do that. Players know it's possible to come back after they have a kid if they want to, the choice is theirs.
My tears welled up as I received the sad news, he was my leader, mentor, inspiration, the man I looked up to most.
Prototype 10 follows the Infiniti Q Inspiration concept in introducing a new form language for an electrified era, hinting at electric performance of the highest order, where the Q Inspiration presented a degree of sensuality in its surfaces, Prototype 10 evolves this design with more purpose and aggression.
Following his tragic accident, those same qualities allowed him to tackle his new challenges with the same vigor and determination that we had seen on the football field. In so doing, he continued to bring light and inspiration to the lives of those around him — and, in fact, to so many people who had never had the pleasure of meeting him..
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- inspirace, nádechCzech
- Einatmen, Einatmung, InspirationGerman
- sisäänhengitys, innoitus, inspiraatioFinnish
- प्रेरणा स्त्रोतHindi
- inspirazione, ispirazioneItalian
- 霊感, 鼓舞, ひらめきJapanese
- ingeving, inademen, ademhaling, inspiratie, adem, inademingDutch
- inspirasjonNorwegian Nynorsk
- natchnienie, wdechPolish
- вдыхание, вдох, вдохновениеRussian
- nadahnuće, zadahnuće, udahnuti, Bogonadahnutost, udahnućeSerbo-Croatian
- cảm hứngVietnamese
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