af·​fet·​tu·​o·​so | \(ˌ)a-ˌfe-chə-ˈwō-(ˌ)sō, -ˌfe-tə-, -(ˌ)zō\

Definition of affettuoso 

: tender or affecting used as a direction in music

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First Known Use of affettuoso

1724, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for affettuoso

Italian, from Late Latin affectuosus

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