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amoroso 1

Syllabification: a·mo·ro·so
Pronunciation: /ˌäməˈrōsō/

adverb& adjective

Music
(Especially as a direction) in a loving or tender manner.
Example sentences
  • He marks the movement's character as andante amoroso.

Origin

Italian, from medieval Latin amorosus (see amorous).

Words that rhyme with amoroso

capriccioso, oloroso, so-so

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amoroso 2 Syllabification: a·mo·ro·so
Pronunciation:
/ˌäməˈrōsō/

noun

Origin

Late 19th century: Spanish, literally 'amorous', from medieval Latin amorosus (see amorous).

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