inspiriting

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From inspirit +‎ -ing.

VerbEdit

inspiriting

  1. Present participle of inspirit.

AdjectiveEdit

inspiriting (comparative more inspiriting, superlative most inspiriting)

  1. Giving impetus or spirit; animating, encouraging.
    • 1974, Lawrence Durrell, Monsieur, Faber & Faber 1992, p. 220:
      These small and indeed insignificant things only began to become significant for me after the whole Vienna period which was at the same time inspiriting and depressing.
Last modified on 27 March 2012, at 15:12