(As a direction) vigorously; in a spirited manner.
- He always played con spirito.
- The Canadian patriotic songs are more varied in their musical direction; some are meant to be played as marches, but others include instructions to play con spirito (with spirit) or con fuoco (with fire).
- The Iowa and Kansas volunteers were disposed to exercise their vocal organs, and camp songs of all sorts were sung con spirito, along the march.
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Syllabification: con spi·ri·to
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