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Definition of "appassionato" [appassionato]

  • Impassioned; emotional: in music, noting passages to be so rendered.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "appassionato" in a sentence
  • "If George shies at this, it can be tried again later -- say during an "appassionato" passage for the violins and cellos."
  • "So now it is vain for the singer to burst into clamourWith the great black piano appassionato."
  • ": Marked "Allegro appassionato," a tremendous discharge of despairing passion, concluding with three foreboding D's from the bowels of the piano."