inspired

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

inspired (comparative more inspired, superlative most inspired)

  1. Having excellence through inspiration.
    The actor's inspired performance of Hamlet's soliloquy left the audience dumbfounded.
  2. Filled with inspiration or motivated.
    The artist was inspired to paint a true masterpiece.
    He was inspired to learn to fly.

Verb[edit]

inspired

  1. simple past tense and past participle of inspire.
    • 2006, Edwin Black, chapter 1, Internal Combustion[1]:
      But electric vehicles and the batteries that made them run became ensnared in corporate scandals, fraud, and monopolistic corruption that shook the confidence of the nation and inspired automotive upstarts.