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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 often refers to: Artistic inspiration, sudden creativity in artistic production Biblical inspiration, the doctrine in...
- Biblical inspiration is the doctrine in Christian theology that the human writers and canonizers of the Bible were led by God with the result that their...
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- 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...
- Carnival Inspiration (formerly Inspiration) was a Fantasy-class cruise ship operated by Carnival Cruise Line. Built by Kværner Masa-Yards at its Helsinki...
- Inspiration Information is the third album by Shuggie Otis, who produced it and performed most of its instrumental parts. Released in 1974 on Epic Records...
- Inspiration Point may refer to: Inspiration Point (Bryce Canyon), a viewpoint in the Bryce Amphitheater area of Bryce Canyon National Park Inspiration...
- INSP (formerly The Inspiration Network; the initialism is sounded out letter-by-letter) is an American digital cable television network that features...
- 927 feet (1,197 m) above sea level. Inspiration was the company town for the Inspiration mine. The old Inspiration townsite is on company property, and...