Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

inspired

adjective

Simple Definition of inspired

  • : very good or clever

  • : having a particular cause or influence

Full Definition of inspired

  1. :  outstanding or brilliant in a way or to a degree suggestive of divine inspiration <gave an inspired performance>

Examples of inspired

  1. She gave an inspired performance.

  2. He was an inspired choice for the role.



15th Century

First Known Use of inspired

15th century

Rhymes with inspired



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up inspired? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 6, 2016

an official order, decree, or edict

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

spindrift kittly-benders duvet pince-nez
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ