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agitato Syllabification: a·gi·ta·to
Pronunciation: /ˌajəˈtädō/

Definition of agitato in English:

adverb& adjective

(Especially as a direction after a tempo marking) in an agitated manner: allegro agitato
More example sentences
  • The same goes for the Allegretto fantastico which is also quite ravishing and all is rounded off in a Molto allegro agitato that brings the work to an extremely satisfying conclusion.
  • The long middle movement, marked allegro agitato, and associated by Bloch with Yom Kippur, has an intense and clamorous opening but the mood alternated between that and pensive intervals.
  • The Allegro agitato is a study in broken symmetry.


Italian, literally 'agitated'.

Words that rhyme with agitato

Ambato, castrato, esparto, inamorato, legato, moderato, obbligato (US obligato), ostinato, pizzicato, rubato, staccato, tomato, vibrato, Waikato
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