doloroso[dō̂′lō̂ rō̂′sō̂; E dō′lə rō′sō]
Musical Direction with a sorrowful or plaintive quality
Origin of dolorosoItalian
In a mournful or plaintive manner. Used chiefly as a direction.
Origin of dolorosoItalian, from Latin dolōrōsus, dolorous; see dolorous.
- (music) plaintively; pathetically