2. A goal or objective desired: The sixteen-year old girl has had aspirations to be a professional golfer ever since she was four-years old.
2. In linguistics, the act of pronouncing the sound of a breath: The aspiration of the letter "h" as in "a house" is one example of pronouncing aspirated letters.
3. In medicine, removing liquid from a person's body: Amelia was treated with the aspiration of stomach fluids.
4. Breathing something into the lungs: Ken was having problems caused by the aspiration of fluids into his lungs.
2. The act of breathing in, especially the inhalation of air into the lungs: The doctor was trying to help Alison improve her inspiration after years of lung problems.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Dwight told his friend, Doctor Sergeo, that he was an inspiration for him to complete his medical studies after he treated Dwight for the aspiration of fluid into his lungs.
Dr. Sergeo laughed and reminded Dwight that he would have to shed a lot of perspiration and tears during his medical training.