Inspiration and Reason


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Inspiration noun – Arousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity.
Reason and inspiration are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Reason" instead a noun "Inspiration".
Nearby Words: inspire, inspired, inspiring, inspirational, inspirator
Synonyms for Inspiration


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Reason noun – Something (as a belief) that serves as the basis for another thing.
Usage example: a firm belief that we are here on earth to help others is the reason for her tireless volunteer work

Inspiration and reason are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Inspiration" instead a noun "Reason".
Nearby Words: reasonable, reasoning, reasoned, reasonably, reasonableness
Synonyms for Reason

How words are described

good good inspiration good reason
clear clear inspiration clear reason
particular particular inspiration particular reason
common common inspiration common reason
Other adjectives: original, initial, true, likely, obvious, actual, real, large, big, huge, little, main, key, new, major, possible, apparent, primary, weird, biggest.

Both words in one sentence

  • The original Executioner, from whom he takes inspiration, was also arrested for killing a couple for the same reason.
  • Video Game / Splatoon The official Tumblr post about the N-ZAP '89 takes a shot at the reason why its inspiration came to be.
  • Eureka Moment The reason being that people typically don't have anything to do when doing either of these things so their mind wanders, and somehow finds an answer to something or some sort of inspiration.
    Source: Eureka Moment
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