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Definition of Inspiration

Inspiration
Inspiration In`spi*ra"tion, n. [F. inspiration, L. inspiratio. See Inspire.] 1. 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. 2. 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. Your father was ever virtuous, and holy men at their death have good inspirations. --Shak. 3. (Theol.) 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. All Scripture is given by inspiration of God. --2 Tim. iii. 16. The age which we now live in is not an age of inspiration and impulses. --Sharp. Plenary inspiration (Theol.), that kind of inspiration which excludes all defect in the utterance of the inspired message. Verbal inspiration (Theol.), that kind of inspiration which extends to the very words and forms of expression of the divine message.

Meaning of Inspiration from wikipedia

- Inspiration, inspire, or inspired may refer to: Artistic inspiration, sudden creativity in artistic production Biblical inspiration, the doctrine in Judeo-Christian...
- The Inspiration (abbreviation for The Inspiration: Thug Motivation 102) is the second studio album by American rapper Jeezy. It was released on December...
- Inspiration **** is the portrayal of people who experience disability as inspirational solely or in part on the basis of their disability. The term was...
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- Biblical inspiration is the doctrine in Christian theology that the authors and editors of the Bible were led or influenced by God with the result that...
- collaborative jazz album with Tony Bennett titled Ch**** to Ch****. The inspiration behind the album came from her friendship with Bennett, and fascination...
- Inspiration (from the Latin inspirare, meaning "to breathe into") is an unconscious burst of creativity in a literary, musical, or other artistic endeavour...
- Divine inspiration is the concept of a supernatural force, typically a deity, causing a person or people to experience a creative desire. It has been...
- INSP (formerly The Inspiration Network; the initialism is sounded out letter-by-letter) is an American conservative digital cable and satellite television...
- "You're the Inspiration" is a song written by Peter Cetera and David Foster for the group Chicago and recorded for their fourteenth studio album Chicago...
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