Delighted vs Inspired - What's the difference?

delighted | inspired |


As adjectives the difference between delighted and inspired

is that delighted is greatly pleased while inspired is having excellence through inspiration.

As verbs the difference between delighted and inspired

is that delighted is (delight) while inspired is (inspire).

delighted

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Greatly pleased.
  • *
  • Filled with wonder and delight.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (delight)
  • inspired

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having excellence through inspiration.
  • The actor's inspired performance of Hamlet's soliloquy left the audience dumbfounded.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 23 , author=Tom Fordyce , title=2011 Rugby World Cup final: New Zealand 8-7 France , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=New Zealand were crowned world champions for the first time in 24 years after squeezing past an inspired France team by a single point.}}
  • Filled with inspiration or motivated.
  • The artist was inspired to paint a true masterpiece .
    He was inspired to learn to fly.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (inspire).
  • *{{quote-book, year=2006, author=
  • , title=Internal Combustion , chapter=1 citation , passage=But electric vehicles and the batteries that made them run became ensnared in corporate scandals, fraud, and monopolistic corruption that shook the confidence of the nation and inspired automotive upstarts.}}