an inspiring or animating action or influence: I cannot writepoetry without inspiration.
something inspired, as an idea.
a result of inspired activity.
a thing or person that inspires.
a divine influence directly and immediately exertedupon the mind or soul.
the divine quality of the writings or words of a personso influenced.
the drawing of air into the lungs; inhalation.
the act of inspiring; quality or state of being inspired.