adjective (or adverb)

: becoming animated
used as a direction in music

Word History


Italian, animating, from Latin animandium, gerund of animare

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of animando was in 1865

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“Animando.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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