Agitato meaning

ăjĭ-tätō
In a restless, agitated style. Used chiefly as a direction.
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(musical direction) Fast and with excitement.
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(music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played in a restless agitated style.
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(music) A passage having this mark.
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(music) Played in a restless agitated style.
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(music) Describing a passage having this mark.
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Origin of agitato

  • Italian past participle of agitare from Latin agitāre to agitate agitate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Italian agitato.

    From Wiktionary