la·​men·​to·​so | \ ˌlämənˈtō(ˈ)sō, ˌlam-, -)zō \

Definition of lamentoso

: plaintively, sadly used as a direction in music

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History and Etymology for lamentoso

Italian, from Late Latin lamentosus, from Latin lamentum lament + -osus -ous

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“Lamentoso.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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