Brio definition

brēō
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Vigor; vivacity.
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Animation; vivacity; zest.
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Origin of brio

  • Italian from Spanish brio or Provençal briu both of Celtic origin gwerə-1 in Indo-European roots

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

  • Italian brio (“finesse, talent”), from Old Provençal briu (“wild”), from Gaulish brīgos (compare Old Irish bríg (“pith, strength”), Welsh bri (“repute, respect”)).

    From Wiktionary