inspirit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v inspirit infuse with spirit "The company spirited him up"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Inspirit To infuse new life or spirit into; to animate; to encourage; to invigorate. "The courage of Agamemnon is inspirited by the love of empire and ambition."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • inspirit To infuse or excite spirit within; enliven; animate; give new life to; encourage; invigorate.
    • inspirit Synonyms To inspire, rouse, cheer, stimulate, fire.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Inspirit in-spir′it to infuse spirit into.
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Quotations

  • Walter Lippmann
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    “Only the consciousness of a purpose that is mightier than any man and worthy of all men can fortify and inspirit and compose the souls of men.”

Usage

In literature:

The pleasures of the dance are greatly enhanced by the quality of the music, which is more or less inspiriting according to the air selected.
"The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba" by Walter Goodman
He was inspirited, moreover, by the attitude of his friends.
"Rope" by Holworthy Hall
The Rebu king had throughout fought in the front line of his men, inspiriting them with his voice and valor.
"The Cat of Bubastes" by G. A. Henty
It was a beautiful morning, sunny, calm, inspiriting, and presently Tom began to hum.
"A Great Man" by Arnold Bennett
The scene was inspiriting.
"Mlle. Fouchette" by Charles Theodore Murray
Hark to the south wind, how it whistles in the rigging; it is quite inspiriting to listen to it.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
The scene was inspiriting.
"The Great Cattle Trail" by Edward S. Ellis
Mrs. Lawrence, now quite an invalid, was fond of Sylvie's bright face and gay inspiriting voice.
"Hope Mills" by Amanda M. Douglas
But the sense of joint discovery is none the less giddy and inspiriting.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 9" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The situation was inspiriting, but nervous.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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In news:

Seattle's Brite Futures is sure to inspirit your day with this live KEXP performance of dance rock pop that features songs from their album "Dark Past.".
'Defiant Requiem' powerfully inspirits a haunting past.
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In science:

Those researches inspirit us further to presume that the ¯S may impact the helicities.
Some helicities in electromagnetic and gravitational fields
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