Word of the Day: Inspiration

in-spi-ra-tion / ˌinspəˈrāSH(ə)n


1. an influence or action which moves the intellect or emotions; sometimes divine
The real world is a bottomless source of inspiration for what you can build.
Caterina Fake, 1969-

2. the quality or state of being acted upon by an influence
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Thomas A. Edison, 1847-1931

3. something motivated by an outside influence, often divine
Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.
Pablo Picasso, 1881-1973

4. inhalation
…the ability to breathe – to have air enter the lungs during inspiration and air leave the lungs during expiration – is dependent on the air pressure of the atmosphere and the air pressure within the lungs.