Inflected Form(s): in·spired; in·spir·ing
Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French inspirer, from Latin inspirare, from in- + spirare to breathe
1 a : to influence, move, or guide by divine or supernatural inspiration b : to exert an animating, enlivening, or exalting influence on
- Love inspiration came at 18 when I met the man who would one day be my husband.
- Business inspiration came in college around 19. I couldn't get into a class I needed for nursing and for some reason I took an accounting class. I sat in the accounting class and a light bulb went off. (I am now a CPA)
- Artistic inspiration came in my late 40's. Yep it took a long time. I created my first digital scrapbook page and I was definitely inspired.