mi·​ste·​ri·​o·​so | \ məˌstirēˈō(ˌ)sō, (ˌ)miˌs-, -)zō \

Definition of misterioso

: in a mysterious manner used as a direction in music

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History and Etymology for misterioso

Italian, mysterious, from mistèrio, mistèro mystery (from Latin mysterium) + -oso -ose (from Latin -osus)

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“Misterioso.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misterioso. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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