Definition of niente in English:

niente

Line breaks: ni¦ente
Pronunciation: /nɪˈɛnteɪ
 
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adverb & adjective

Music
(Especially as a direction) with the sound or tone gradually fading to nothing.

Origin

Italian, literally 'nothing'.

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Pronunciation: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal