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in·spi·ra·tion

inspiration

 
 
pronunciation:
In sp reI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an action, thought, person, or other influence that inspires.
Your poems have been a great inspiration for me to start writing.
synonyms:
motivation, stimulus
similar words:
encouragement, impulse, incentive, influence, motive, spur
definition 2: something that is inspired or inspiring, such as an idea.
Your idea to have a party for the old folks was an inspiration.
synonyms:
flash, insight, revelation
similar words:
boost, motive
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