Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to inspire again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To inspire anew.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To inspire anew.

Etymologies

re- +‎ inspire (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • With your column, you too, could have chosen to "reinspire" or "reinspirit".

    The Common Room

  • Call on the playful and productive masculine energies (and heal the negative masculine forms that operate through aggression and domination) that arise from both sides of your lineage to reinspire your own masculine nature; call on the nurturing and intuitive feminine energies (and heal patterns of victimization that signal a disempowered feminine) from both sides of your lineage to reinspire your own feminine nature.

    Wild Feminine

  • Holly was so dejected by the hours of work wasted that she changed into her comfortable walking boots and headed out for the two-mile walk to Blue Crab Cove, hoping the beautiful inn would reinspire her to work on the recipes later.

    The Love Goddess’ Cooking School

  • She could reinspire and reinspirit; she chooses merely to excite.

    Pro-War WaPo Editorial Page Endorses Obama

  • On June 5, 1979, The New York Times concluded an editorial in these terms: "As much as the visit of John Paul II must reinvigorate and reinspire the Roman Catholic Church in Poland, it does not threaten the political order of the [Polish] nation or of Eastern Europe."

    How Benedict XVI Will Make History

  • They reinspire the like fervour which leads to the discovery of mountains as well as microbes, for may they not signify the existence within the bounds of the Great

    Tropic Days

  • But at the same time, bringing the U.N. -- I saw your interview earlier with Senators Biden and Hagel -- bringing the U.N. to reinspire confidence among Iraqis is absolutely the wrong way to go.

    CNN Transcript Jun 29, 2003

  • Later, Aragorn can reinspire the Eomer-less Theoden to greatness-- a reinspiration that wouldn't have been nearly as dramatic had Theoden emerged from his encounter with Gandalf as confident as he did in the book.

    Archive 2002-12-15

  • When he sat on old Jim's knee, however, he leaned in confidence against him, and sighed with a sweet little sound of contentment, as poignant to reinspire a certain ecstasy of sadness in the miner's breast as it was to excite an envy in the hearts of the others.

    Bruvver Jim's Baby

  • Ballads, more powerful than laws, shouted forth from a nation's heart, have been in part the achievers, and afterward the victorious hymns, of its new-born freedom, and have been also used in after ages to reinspire the people with the spirit of their ancestors.

    English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History Designed as a Manual of Instruction

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.