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Another word for inspiration

  1. High spirits

      1. Images or special effects created through animation.
      2. The act, process, or result of imparting life, interest, spirit, motion, or activity.
      3. The art or process of making movies with drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of static objects, including all techniques other than the continuous filming of live-action images.
      1. A feeling of exultant joy or pride; high spirits
      1. A feeling of vigor, well-being, or high spirits
      2. A feeling of great happiness or well-being.
      1. The act of exalting or the condition of being exalted.
      2. A feeling of great joy, pride, power, etc.; elation; rapture
      3. A state or feeling of intense, often excessive exhilaration or well-being.
      1. The state of being stimulated, refreshed, or elated:
      2. An exhilarated condition or feeling; liveliness; high spirits; stimulation
      3. The act of enlivening the spirits; the act of making glad or cheerful; a gladdening.
      1. (Aeron.) The component of total air force acting on a body, as on an airfoil or wing, that is perpendicular to the direction of flight and exerted, normally, in an upward direction
      2. Assistance or help:
      3. A device for lifting an automobile for repairs
      1. The act or process of raising to a higher moral, social, or cultural level
      2. The act, process, or result of raising or lifting up.
      3. A bra designed to lift and support the breasts
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  2. Liveliness and vivacity of imagination

      1. The state or quality of being brilliant, as:
      2. The fact of being brilliant; great brightness, radiance, intensity, splendor, intelligence, etc.
      3. Exceptional clarity and agility of intellect or invention.
      1. An act of being brilliant.
      2. (Chess) A spectacular and beautiful game of chess, generally featuring sacrificial attacks and unexpected moves.
      3. Brilliance, as of intellect or artistic performance.
      1. A rapid, persistent chemical change that releases heat and light and is accompanied by flame, especially the exothermic oxidation of a combustible substance:
      2. The discharge of firearms or artillery:
      3. Liveliness and vivacity of imagination; brilliance:
      1. A person considered as having strong influence over another
      2. Extraordinary intellectual and creative power:
      3. Either of two spirits, one good and one evil, supposed to influence one's destiny
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  3. Something that encourages

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  4. A sudden exciting thought

      1. A sudden, violent disturbance of the mind.
      2. (Archaic) A series of sudden, violent cerebral disturbances
      3. (Informal) A sudden inspiration, idea, or plan
      1. Alternative form of brainwave.
      2. Any of a series of rhythmic electric impulses given off by nerve centers in the brain: they produce oscillations on an electroencephalogram and are usually measured during rest
      3. (Informal) A sudden inspiration; brainstorm
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  5. Divine guidance and motivation imparted directly

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  6. The act of breathing in

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Another word for inspiration

  1. An idea

      1. A vague thought
      2. A desire; inclination; whim
      3. Small lightweight items for household use, such as needles, buttons, and thread.
      1. A push or shove.
      2. An intuitive feeling or a premonition:
      3. A guess or feeling not based on known facts; premonition or suspicion
      1. A sudden, brief display of thought, understanding, feeling, etc.
      2. A sudden perception:
      3. Instantaneous illumination for photography:
      1. (Proper) The last book of the New Testament, ascribed to John (in full The Revelation of Saint John the Divine); Apocalypse
      2. Something, as a writing or event, containing or showing such a communication, disclosure, or manifestation
      3. (Theol.) Communication, by a divinity or by divine agency, of divine truth or knowledge; specif., God's manifestation of the divinity or of the divine will to humanity
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  2. A stimulant to creative activity

      1. (Physiol., Psychol.) Any action or agent that causes or changes an activity in an organism, organ, or part, as something that excites an end organ, starts a nerve impulse, or activates a muscle
      2. Government spending designed to generate or increase economic activity.
      3. An agent, action, or condition that elicits or accelerates a physiological or psychological activity or response.
      1. An incentive:
      2. A spinelike process, as on the wings or legs of certain birds
      3. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
      1. Desire or enthusiasm to accomplish or achieve something
      2. The act or an instance of motivating
      3. The act or process of motivating:
      1. A person, group, or thing that has influence
      2. The action or effect of such power
      3. A person who exerts such power:
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