ani·​mo·​so | \ ˌanəˈmō(ˌ)sō, ˌän- \

Definition of animoso

: animato used as a direction in music

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First Known Use of animoso

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for animoso

Italian, spirited, from Latin animosus

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The first known use of animoso was circa 1929

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“Animoso.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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