For many Pennsylvanians, the aspiration to be part of the State College family started young.
In the end, Miller is still a model whose image trades in aspiration.
The agreement was rich in aspiration but lacking in specific targets or timetables.
Republicans believe they are the party of aspiration, of the all-American yearning to get ahead.
And America will not turn our backs on the legitimate Palestinian aspiration for dignity, opportunity, and a state of their own.
Carlyle had now to arrange the mode of life which should enable him to fulfil his aspiration.
The other was the aspiration to purify the nation, by removing the wrong of slavery.
Intelligence implies aspiration, as thought is aspiration to the good, iii.
That radiance at the summit is the delight and the aspiration of all below.
Each had its own significance and value in his estimation, as a dream, an aspiration of the human mind.
1530s, "action of breathing into," from Latin aspirationem (nominative aspiratio), noun of action from past participle stem of aspirare (see aspire). Meaning "steadfast longing for a higher goal, earnest desire for something above one" is recorded from c.1600 (sometimes collectively, as aspirations).
late 14c., "action of aspirating," noun of action from aspirate (v.).
aspiration as·pi·ra·tion (ās'pə-rā'shən)
The removal of a gas or fluid by suction.
The sucking of fluid or a foreign body into the airway when drawing breath.
A surgical technique used in the treatment of cataracts of the eye, in which an incision is made into the cornea, the lens capsule is severed, and the material of the lens is fragmented and aspirated by a needle.