con spirito

adverb

con spi·​ri·​to kän-ˈspir-ə-ˌtō How to pronounce con spirito (audio)
kōn-
: with spirit or animation
used as a direction in music

Word History

Etymology

Italian

First Known Use

1801, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of con spirito was in 1801

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Cite this Entry

“Con spirito.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/con%20spirito. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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