Origin of suspiration
< Latin suspīrātiōn-
(stem of suspīrātiō
), equivalent to suspīrāt(us
) (past participle of suspīrāre
) + -iōn- -ion
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for suspiration
Historical Examples of suspiration
At times, it is true, like a deep sigh, the suspiration of the open sea rose and fell among the islands.
The girl's voice trembled, her breath came so hard Morgan could hear its suspiration where he stood.