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1. aspiration

noun. ['ˌæspɝˈeɪʃən'] a will to succeed.

Synonyms

  • ambitiousness

Antonyms

  • breathless
  • adduct

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • -ion (English)
  • aspirate (English)
  • aspiratus (Latin)
  • aspire (English)
  • aspirer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Aspiration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce aspiration?

Pronounce aspiration as ˌæspərˈeɪʃən.

US - How to pronounce aspiration in American English

UK - How to pronounce aspiration in British English

Sentences with aspiration


1. Noun, singular or mass
The primary difference between the two engines is their aspiration.

Quotes about aspiration


1. Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.
- Allan Bloom

2. What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?
- Rose Kennedy

3. At the beginning of the new century, it is the common aspiration of the peoples of the two countries to deepen mutual understanding, enhance trust, develop friendship and strengthen cooperation.
- Li Peng

2. aspiration

noun. ['ˌæspɝˈeɪʃən'] a cherished desire.

Synonyms

  • American Dream
  • nationalism
  • desire
  • emulation
  • ambition

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • disadvantage
  • depress
  • plain

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • -ion (English)
  • aspirate (English)
  • aspiratus (Latin)
  • aspire (English)
  • aspirer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. aspiration

noun. ['ˌæspɝˈeɪʃən'] the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing.

Synonyms

  • intake
  • breathing in
  • pant
  • breath
  • breathing
  • pull
  • respiration
  • inspiration
  • external respiration
  • inhalation
  • puff
  • ventilation
  • gasp

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • stay in place
  • dissuade
  • hyperpnea

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • -ion (English)
  • aspirate (English)
  • aspiratus (Latin)
  • aspire (English)
  • aspirer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. aspiration

noun. ['ˌæspɝˈeɪʃən'] a manner of articulation involving an audible release of breath.

Antonyms

  • abduct

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • -ion (English)
  • aspirate (English)
  • aspiratus (Latin)
  • aspire (English)
  • aspirer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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