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Inspired meaning

inspired - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Inspire
  2. 2. Breathed in; inhaled.
  3. 3. Moved or animated by, or as by, a supernatural influence; affected by divine inspiration; as, the inspired prophets; the inspired writers.
  4. 4. Communicated or given as by supernatural or divine inspiration; having divine authority; hence, sacred, holy; - opposed to uninspired, profane, or secular; as, the inspired writings, that is, the Scriptures.

inspired - examples of usage

  1. But because he had nothing of the sort definitely in mind, he could not oppose the selection of Fulkerson with success; he really knew nothing against him, and he knew, many things in his favor; Fulkerson inspired him with the liking that every one felt for him in a measure; he amused him, he cheered him; and the colonel had been so much used to leaving action of all kinds to his daughter that when he came to close quarters with the question of a son- in- law he felt helpless to decide it, and he let her decide it, as if it were still to be decided when it was submitted to him. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. Mrs. Hilbery knew something of the circumstances which, as she thought, had inspired this remark. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. One thought after another came up in Ralph's mind, but they were all, in some way, connected with Katharine, or with vague feelings of romance and adventure such as she inspired. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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