doloroso[dō̂′lō̂ rō̂′sō̂; E dō′lə rō′sō]
doloroso definition by Webster's New World
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Musical Direction with a sorrowful or plaintive quality
doloroso definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adverb & adj. Music
In a mournful or plaintive manner. Used chiefly as a direction.
Origin: Italian, from Latin dolōrōsus, dolorous; see dolorous.