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suspiration

[ suhs-puh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌsʌs pəˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun
a long, deep sigh.
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Origin of suspiration

First recorded in 1475–85; from Latin suspīrātiōn- (stem of suspīrātiō ), equivalent to suspīrāt(us), past participle of suspīrāre “to draw a deep breath, sigh” + -iōn-; see origin at suspire,-ion
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