of, for, or characterized by inspiration, or inhalation
Origin of inspiratoryfrom Classical Latin inspiratus, past participle of inspirare (see inspire) + -ory
- Of, relating to, or used for the drawing in of air.
- Intended or used to motivate or inspire: an inspiratory speech.
(comparative more inspiratory, superlative most inspiratory)
- Of or pertaining to inspiration (in all senses)