con espressione

adverb
con es·​pres·​sio·​ne | \ ˌkän-ˌes-(ˌ)pre-sē-ˈō-nē How to pronounce con espressione (audio) , ˌkōn-, -ˈō-(ˌ)nā How to pronounce con espressione (audio) \

Definition of con espressione

: with feeling used as a direction in music

First Known Use of con espressione

1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for con espressione

Italian, literally, with expression

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“Con espressione.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/con%20espressione. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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