aspiration (n.1) Look up aspiration at Dictionary.com
1530s, "action of breathing into," from Latin aspirationem (nominative aspiratio) "a breathing on, a blowing upon; rough breathing; influence," 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).
aspiration (n.2) Look up aspiration at Dictionary.com
late 14c., "action of aspirating," noun of action from aspirate (v.).