1. The act of aspiring or ardently desiring; an ardent wish or desire, chiefly after what is elevated or spiritual (with common adjunct adpositions being to or of)
    Riley has an aspiration to become a doctor
    Morgan has an aspiration of winning the game

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. The action of aspirating.
  2. A burst of air that follows the release of some consonants.

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