staccatissimo

adverb (or adjective)

stac·​ca·​tis·​si·​mo
ˌstäkəˈtisəˌmō
: in a sharper and more detached staccato manner
used as a direction in music

Word History

Etymology

Italian, from staccato + -issimo, suffix denoting a high degree of (from Latin -issimus, superlative suffix)

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“Staccatissimo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/staccatissimo. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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