Adjective "Inspiring" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Having the effect of inspiring someone.
  1. 'the scenery is not very inspiring'
  2. 'We are grateful to have been given the opportunity to work with such a dedicated and inspiring man.'
  3. 'Search our database for engaging experiments, dramatic demonstrations and inspiring investigations to carry out with your class.'
  4. 'They give pedagogy lectures and presentations on campus and at state and national conferences, where they attend inspiring and informative recitals and sessions.'
  5. 'On Saturday and Sunday, the conference will offer inspiring ideas and thought-provoking speakers.'
  6. 'These efforts make inspiring reading, which is why I have mentioned them in some detail here.'
  7. 'Their inspiring successes paint a vivid picture of how this is necessary.'
  8. 'The music selections support your stride in perfect walking rhythm, while engaging your emotions with familiar, inspiring tunes.'
  9. 'This is an eloquent, passionate, inspiring book.'
  10. 'Coming from a young artist, her works are most inspiring.'
  11. 'Thank you for an inspiring cover story on the billion-dollar companies.'


1. to fill with an animating, quickening, or exalting influence: His courage inspired his followers.

2. to produce or arouse (a feeling, thought, etc.): to inspire confidence in others.

3. to fill or affect with a specified feeling, thought, etc.: to inspire a person with distrust.

4. to influence or impel: Competition inspired her to greater efforts.

5. to animate, as an influence, feeling, thought, or the like, does: They were insp

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be inspiring."

"newses can be inspiring."

"leaders can be inspiring."

"stories can be inspiring."

"sights can be inspiring."

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