reinspire

verb

re·​in·​spire (ˌ)rē-in-ˈspī(-ə)r How to pronounce reinspire (audio)
reinspired; reinspiring

transitive verb

: to inspire (someone or something) again
… clean up our elections and reinspire confidence in our political process.Craig Bergland
What I learned in my visit should prove invaluable to any CEO, senior leader, or workplace manager seeking to sustainably reinspire its people.Mark C. Crowley

Examples of reinspire in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Miranda, behind on her latest novel and suffering from writer’s block, returns home to reset and reinspire herself while helping her mother plan the centennial of the local Shakespeare festival. Mary Cadden, USA TODAY, 7 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reinspire was in 1611

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“Reinspire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reinspire. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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