: of or relating to agoge or agogics especially to variations in tempo within a piece or movement
tempos and agogic indications of an operatic score

Word History


German agogisch, from Greek agōgē + German -isch -ish

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agogic was in 1885

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“Agogic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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