agitato

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adverb or adjective ag·i·ta·to \ˌa-jə-ˈtä-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of agitato

  1. :  in a restless and agitated manner —used as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of agitato

Italian, literally, agitated, from Latin agitatus


First Known Use: circa 1801

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