wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup
Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

Insphering
Inspirable
Inspiration
inspirational
inspirationally
Inspirationist
inspirator
Inspiratory
Inspire
Inspired
Inspirer
Inspiring
Inspirited
Inspiriting
inspiritingly
Inspirtory
Inspissate
Inspissated
Inspissating
Inspissation
inspissator
inst
inst.

Inspirit definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INSPIR'IT, v.t. [in and spirit.] To infuse or excite spirit in; to enliven; to animate; to give new lift to; to encourage; to invigorate.
The courage of Agamemnon is inspirited by the love of empire and ambition.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: infuse with spirit; "The company spirited him up" [syn: spirit, spirit up, inspirit]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Date: 15th century to fill with spirit Synonyms: see encourage inspiritingly adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. (inspirited, inspiriting) 1 put life into; animate. 2 (usu. foll. by to, or to + infin.) encourage (a person). Derivatives: inspiriting adj. inspiritingly adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Inspirit In*spir"it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inspirited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inspiriting.] 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. --Pope. Syn: To enliven; invigorate; exhilarate; animate; cheer; encourage; inspire.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Animate, invigorate, enliven, encourage, enhearten, hearten, embolden, cheer, comfort, stimulate, incite, quicken, rouse, arouse, fire, give new life to.

Moby Thesaurus

afford hope, animate, assure, augur well, bid fair, bolster, boost, brace up, breathe life into, brighten, bring into being, bring into existence, bring to life, buck up, buoy up, call into being, call into existence, cheer, chirk up, conceive, embolden, embue, encourage, endow with life, energize, enliven, exalt, exhilarate, fire, give a lift, give birth, give hope, give life to, gladden, have good prospects, hearten, hold out hope, hold out promise, imbue, infect, inform, infuse, inject, inoculate, inspire, inspire hope, invigorate, justify hope, liven, make fair promise, nerve, pick up, promise, quicken, raise expectations, raise hope, reassure, rejoice, rejoice the heart, spirit, spirit up, steel, strengthen, support, vitalize, vivify



Wordswarm.net: Look up a word or phrase

 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup