from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Tending to arouse or exalt: an inspiring eulogy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Providing inspiration; encouraging; stimulating.
- v. Present participle of inspire.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Animating; cheering; moving; exhilarating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Inspiration.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. stimulating or exalting to the spirit
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I don't know about you, but that is what I call inspiring!
The company got its start in Conway, N.H., in 2003, when New Hampshire native Casey Fenton and three others co-founded couchsurfing.org to promote intercultural understanding and what they call "inspiring experiences."
While I was researching a story on the mysterious death of the world's greatest Sherlock Holmes expert, I came upon a reference to Fawcett's role in inspiring Arthur Conan Doyle's novel The Lost World.
What I find really amazing and inspiring is this – bloggers through their vast collective readership have so much power to impact and change the world through their writing and by providing leadership.
But even more inspiring is he lives with the same intensity off the road as well.
The Blind Side, while inspiring, is a little myopic.
They also mentioned that it was through NLM accounts of some of the liturgical initiatives that others have been undertaking, which played a part in inspiring and giving confidence to those who were proposing and organizing the usus antiquior at the University of Toronto Newman Centre.
I thought today that probably the best way that bloomsday can be inspiring is not to dress up in leopold bloom outfits, but to slip inside the day, slip inside the broad breadth and intimacy of the day, and that is available today and any day.
Cabins are meant as relaxing getaways in inspiring location, like the mountains, woods, or the shore.
We talk about science fiction's role in inspiring science, the effect science developments has on the genre, gaming, the Matrix trilogies, and genetic engineering.