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pianissimo

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adverb or adjective pi·a·nis·si·mo \ˌpē-ə-ˈni-sə-ˌmō\

Simple Definition of pianissimo

  • music : very softly

Full Definition of pianissimo

  1. :  very softly —used as a direction in music

Origin of pianissimo

Italian, from piano softly


First Known Use: 1724


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pianissimo

noun pi·a·nis·si·mo

Definition of pianissimo

plural pianissimi \-(ˌ)mē\ or pianissimos

  1. :  a passage played, sung, or spoken very softly



1830

First Known Use of pianissimo

1830


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