Definition of inbreathe in US English:



[with object]literary
  • Breathe in or absorb.

    ‘he felt himself inbreathing power from on high’
    • ‘I do not think it is possible to form any idea beyond this, that when man's body was prepared to receive it, there occurred an inbreathing of spirit - call it what you will.’
    • ‘That Stephen is said to ‘inbreathe’ this ‘tremulous morning knowledge’ becomes significant after we see the first cycle of represented inspiration, creative thought, poem text, and Stephen's reflections on the process.’
    breathe in, draw in, suck in, sniff in, gasp, gulp, inspire, drink in
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