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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

(Music) with emotion; A musical composition that is tender and in nature.

Usage examples (6)
  • It comprises every possible display of jocularity, from an affettuoso smile to a piano titter, or full chorus fortissimo ha, ha, ha!
  • Beginning in quadruple time on four flats minor, it renders the first stanza in flowing concords largo affettuoso, and a single bass fugue,
  • No dainty dolce affettuoso I,
  • No dainty dolce affettuoso I; for more
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