Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun inspiration

6 senses of inspiration

Sense 1
inspiration -- (arousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity)
       => idea, thought -- (the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind")

Sense 2
inspiration, brainchild -- (a product of your creative thinking and work; "he had little respect for the inspirations of other artists"; "after years of work his brainchild was a tangible reality")
       => product, production -- (an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production")

Sense 3
inspiration -- (a sudden intuition as part of solving a problem)
       => intuition -- (instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes))

Sense 4
divine guidance, inspiration -- ((theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings; "they believe that the books of Scripture were written under divine guidance")
       => cognitive factor -- (something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result)

Sense 5
inspiration, stirring -- (arousing to a particular emotion or action)
       => arousal, rousing -- (the act of arousing; "the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions")

Sense 6
inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, intake, breathing in -- (the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing)
       => breath -- (the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing; "he took a deep breath and dived into the pool"; "he was fighting to his last breath")

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