Adjective "Aspiration" Definition and Examples




    1. a strong desire, longing, or aim; ambition: intellectual aspirations.

    2. a goal or objective that is strongly desired: The presidency has been his aspiration since boyhood.

    3. the act of aspirating or breathing in.

    4. Phonetics. articulation accompanied by an audible puff of breath, as in the h -sound of how, or of when (hwen), or in the release of initial stops, as in the k -sound of key. the use of such a speech sound, or aspirate, in pronunciation.

    5. Medicine/Medical. the


    "parties can be aspiration."