pianissimo


1pi·a·nis·si·mo

adverb or adjective \ˌpē-ə-ˈni-sə-ˌmō\

music : very softly

Full Definition of PIANISSIMO

:  very softly —used as a direction in music

Origin of PIANISSIMO

Italian, from piano softly
First Known Use: 1724

2pianissimo

noun
plural pianissimi \-(ˌ)mē\ or pianissimos

Definition of PIANISSIMO

:  a passage played, sung, or spoken very softly

First Known Use of PIANISSIMO

1830

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