Definition of inspirational in English:

inspirational

adjective

  • Providing or showing creative or spiritual inspiration.

    ‘the team's inspirational captain’
    • ‘He passed the ball accurately and made some tremendous inspirational runs down the left.’
    • ‘Skilful, robust and inspirational players are plentiful in this part of the land.’
    • ‘His moving delivery and inspirational monologues give heart to the whole spectacle.’
    • ‘I want our captain to be inspirational, to say the right things off the pitch.’
    • ‘One does not have to look far for the inspirational source for this sentence.’
    • ‘Last night's ceremony was a moving and uplifting occasion as their inspirational stories were told.’
    • ‘It is a wracking emotional journey which never strays from its inspirational purpose.’
    • ‘The inspirational blueprint for the city centre has been published to a generally positive reception.’
    • ‘How far she was inspirational in the actual composition of the work remains essentially problematic.’
    • ‘There have been some inspirational women who have shaped my life, but admittedly not many.’
    • ‘As headteacher at Ifield Special School he has been dynamic, inspirational and innovative.’
    • ‘It was an inspirational score and the students began to enjoy their best spell.’
    • ‘Lill's brilliance at the keyboard is an inspirational example of how talent can overcome adversity.’
    • ‘She says Mullan's attitude towards the realities of the creative process were inspirational.’
    • ‘This inspirational player broke round the blind side and was stopped just short of the try line.’
    • ‘This was played with delicacy, freshness, and youthful energy, and was inspirational.’
    • ‘He has mental toughness and is a strong character and an inspirational captain.’
    • ‘Its current education programme is extensive, innovative and inspirational.’
    • ‘Vic never wrote anything before his inspirational moment in the bath back in 1996.’
    • ‘In any enterprise of this sort, it goes without saying there's going to be an inspirational man or woman behind it.’
    exciting, stirring, action-packed, rip-roaring, gripping, riveting, fascinating, dramatic, hair-raising, rousing, lively, animated, spirited, stimulating, moving, inspiring, inspirational, electrifying, passionate, impassioned, emotive, emotional, emotion-charged, heady, soul-stirring
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Pronunciation:

inspirational

/ɪnspɪˈreɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l/