Suspire meaning

sə-spīr'
To breathe.
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To sigh.
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To take a long, deep breath; esp., to sigh.
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To exhale.
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To sigh.
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(obsolete) A long, deep breath; a sigh.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of suspire

  • Middle English suspiren to sigh from Old French from Latin suspīrāre sub- from below sub– spīrāre to breathe
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Old French suspirer (Modern soupirer), from Latin.
    From Wiktionary