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American English: /ˌɪnspəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɪnspɪˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of inspiration in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 uncountable (for artistic creation) source of inspiration
    fuente (feminine) de inspiración
    my inspiration is drawn mostly from the classics
    me inspiro sobre todo en los autores clásicos
    Example sentences
    • He kicked 21 points and, more importantly, provided the creative inspiration that led directly to at least two of the Aussies' tries.
    • They also looked at stories by popular authors like Roald Dahl for a flash of creative inspiration.
    • Hence the emphasis on communication in her books, and the emphasis on artistic inspiration as a flash of objective vision.
    1.2 (encouragement, example) (no plural) her bravery was a constant inspiration to her family
    su valor fue una constante fuente de inspiración para su familia
    he was the inspiration behind her success
    fue el inspirador de su éxito
    his hard work is an inspiration to us
    su tesón nos sirve de estímulo
    Example sentences
    • All of which will remind you that moments of revelation, like sudden inspirations, should always be handled quite gingerly.
    • You watch the show, you leave with a thought, a concept, an idea, an inspiration, something like that.
    • All of a sudden inspiration struck - I would call it Jabba.
    1.3 countable (wonderful idea)
    idea (feminine) genial
    inspiración (feminine)
    I've just had an inspiration!
    ¡se me acaba de ocurrir una idea genial!
  • 2 uncountable (Physiology)
    Example sentences
    • It is easiest to hear breath sounds during inspiration and expiratory sounds are less well heard.
    • Apnea duration was defined as the time between the end of inspiration of the breath preceding a central apnea and the onset of inspiration of the breath terminating the apnea.
    • The process of taking air into the lungs is called inspiration, or inhalation, and the process of breathing it out is called expiration, or exhalation.
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