Definition Of inspiration


the drawing in of breath; inhalation.

It is easiest to hear breath sounds during inspiration and expiratory sounds are less well heard.

the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative.

Helen had one of her flashes of inspiration

Example Of inspiration

  • A 24 year old woman presented with sudden onset shortness of breath and chest pain that was worse on inspiration .

  • a rare moment of inspiration in an otherwise dull display

  • A sudden inspiration caused Jordan to hop out of bed and rummage through her desk drawer to find a pad of paper and pen.

  • After all, in a moment of champagne-enhanced inspiration , he gave the whole nation a free ‘sickie’ for the day to celebrate!

  • All of a sudden inspiration struck - I would call it Jabba.

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