Inspiration - (n.) The act of inspiring or breathing in; breath; specif.
(Physiol.), the drawing of air into the lungs, accomplished in mammals
by elevation of the chest walls and flattening of the diaphragm; -- the
opposite of expiration.
Inspiration - (n.) The act or power of exercising an elevating or
stimulating influence upon the intellect or emotions; the result of
such influence which quickens or stimulates; as, the inspiration of
occasion, of art, etc.
Inspiration - (n.) A supernatural divine influence on the prophets,
apostles, or sacred writers, by which they were qualified to
communicate moral or religious truth with authority; a supernatural
influence which qualifies men to receive and communicate divine truth;
also, the truth communicated.