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appassionato

adjective ap·pas·si·o·na·to
variants: or

appassionata

\-ätə\

Definition of appassionato

  1. :  deeply emotional :  impassioned —used as a direction in music

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Origin and Etymology of appassionato

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 — more at passion


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appassionato

noun ap·pas·si·o·na·to \"\

Definition of appassionato

plural

-s

  1. :  a musical movement or piece marked appassionato

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Origin and Etymology of appassionato

Italian, from appassionato, past participle


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