Definition of 'inspiration'
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You are trained, and if your training has been worth anything you will get flashes, inspiration. A DEATH IN TIME (2002)My friend Dennis sat next to me, looking for inspiration in the pages of an Elmore Leonard. KICK BACK (2002)You're asking me to put my business in your hands on the off chance you get some kind of inspiration. YELLOW BIRD (2002)
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Translations for 'inspiration'
British English: inspiration NOUN
Inspiration is a feeling of enthusiasm you get from someone or something, which gives you new and creative ideas.
Much of his inspiration comes from wildlife.
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