appassionato

1 of 2

adjective

ap·​pas·​si·​o·​na·​to
variants or appassionata
-ätə
: deeply emotional : impassioned
used as a direction in music

appassionato

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noun

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plural -s
: a musical movement or piece marked appassionato

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Italian appassionato (masculine) & appassionata (feminine), past participle of appassionare to impassion, from ap- (from Latin, from ad-) + passionare to impassion, from passione passion, from Late Latin passion-, passio

Noun

Italian, from appassionato, past participle

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“Appassionato.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/appassionato. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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