Antonyms for inspire
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term inspire.
To draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale.
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inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exaltverb
heighten or intensify
"These paintings exalt the imagination"
revivify, tickle pink, animate, quicken, glorify, laud, extol, enliven, beatify, cheer, vivify, animize, urge on, instigate, root on, liven up, renovate, invigorate, exhilarate, urge, exalt, proclaim, thrill, prompt, revolutionize, recreate, reinvigorate, animise, barrack, repair, exhort, inhale, reanimate, pep up, breathe in, liven, revolutionise, revive, inebriate
supply the inspiration for
"The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work"
prompt, inspire, instigateverb
serve as the inciting cause of
"She prompted me to call my relatives"
enliven, actuate, cue, invigorate, instigate, inhale, prompt, urge, move, exhort, propel, motivate, barrack, remind, exalt, stir up, breathe in, revolutionise, revolutionize, pep up, urge on, animate, incite, root on, set off, cheer
cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep upverb
spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
"The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
jeer, juice up, animate, pep up, press, scoff, root on, enliven, cheer, urge on, instigate, flout, advocate, invigorate, urge, exalt, ginger up, exhort, hearten, jolly along, prompt, revolutionize, jazz up, recreate, cheer up, barrack, recommend, inhale, chirk up, embolden, breathe in, revolutionise, jolly up, gibe
revolutionize, revolutionise, inspireverb
fill with revolutionary ideas
inhale, inspire, breathe inverb
draw in (air)
"Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"
How to use inspire in a sentence?
Betty is an inspiration, and her story will continue to inspire Australian athletes for generations to come.
There are plenty of mothers on tour right now. I'm happy to see that. It makes me proud, it makes me feel like I had some inspiration and was able to inspire other players to do that. Players know it's possible to come back after they have a kid if they want to, the choice is theirs.
That dream continues to inspire us all.
Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most, although, up to now, the Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
Our hope is that today, just as in 1969, music will be the constant that can inspire positive change.
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