Noun inspiration has 6 senses
  1. inspiration - arousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity
    --1 is a kind of
    idea, thought
    --1 has particulars: source, seed, germ; mother; afflatus
    Derived form: verb inspire2
  2. inspiration, brainchild - a product of your creative thinking and work; "he had little respect for the inspirations of other artists"; "after years of work his brainchild was a tangible reality"
    --2 is a kind of product, production
  3. inspiration - a sudden intuition as part of solving a problem
    --3 is a kind of
    --3 is a part of problem solving
  4. divine guidance, inspiration - (theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings; "they believe that the books of Scripture were written under divine guidance"
    --4 is a kind of cognitive factor
  5. inspiration, stirring - arousing to a particular emotion or action
    --5 is a kind of arousal, rousing
  6. inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, breathing in - the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
    --6 is a kind of breath
    --6 is a part of breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation
    --6 has particulars: gasp, pant; puff, drag, pull
    Derived form: verb inspire6