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Meaning of SUSPIRATION

Pronunciation:  `suspu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an utterance made by exhaling audibly
 

SUSPIRATION is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sigh
 
 See Also: utterance, vocalization

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sus`pi*ra"tion\, n. [L. suspiratio. See {Suspire}.]
The act of sighing, or fetching a long and deep breath; a
deep respiration; a sigh.

      Windy suspiration of forced breath.      --Shak.

 

 

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