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adjective as in inspirational

Strong match

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Example Sentences

Smiles says the Overview Effect is an “uplifting” perspective to strive toward, but it should not become a utopian vision when it comes to living in space.

From Ozy

I’ve now removed the writers from any possibility of passing judgment on me in a meaningful way for the rest of my life, and it actually feels uplifting.

The field of flags — 200,000 of them planted across the Mall, which was silent and otherwise empty — was as uplifting as it was sobering.

Inaugurations are typically predictable, occasionally uplifting, sometimes boring — but Americans always could take for granted the peaceful transition from president to president.

It was an uplifting discussion, with each of the CEOs agreeing that purpose and profit are not at odds in today’s business world.

From Fortune

He considered music to be a healing art, an “uplifting” art.

Instead, it's for the mainstream crowds looking for an uplifting fall film.

It has its own heartbeat and a sincerity and entertainment value, and is quite uplifting.

In an uplifting turn, the 49ers traded for Martin, who was systematically harassed by his offensive line mate.

Unfortunately, very little of the dialogue involving race in America today is positive, uplifting, or inspirational.

Many who had been reclaimed from evil courses came about me, and we gave thanks with much uplifting of the heart.

Of the period of the uplifting between Cavallero and Alcocoto I could discern no proofs.

This is, however, not a solitary example of the course of a river being interrupted by the uplifting of a ridge of hills.

The only cure that I know of for a boy or girl with a flat tire is more of God's uplifting strength.

Conscious only of a strange sense of uplifting, the music grew stronger as the thought of the future was before him.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uplifting, such as: inspiriting, inspirative, and instigative.

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