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Webster 1913 Edition


Agitato


Aˊgi-ta′to

,
Adj.
[It., agitated.]
(Mus.)
Sung or played in a restless, hurried, and spasmodic manner.

Webster 1828 Edition


Agitato

AGITA'TO

, in music, denotes a broken style of performance, adapted to awaken surprise or perturbation.

Definition 2022


agitato

agitato

English

Noun

agitato (plural agitatos)

  1. (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played in a restless agitated style.
  2. (music) A passage having this mark.

Adverb

agitato (not comparable)

  1. (music) Played in a restless agitated style.

Adjective

agitato (not comparable)

  1. (music) Describing a passage having this mark.

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowing from Italian agitato.

Noun

agitato m (plural agitatos)

  1. (music) agitato

Adverb

agitato

  1. (music) agitato

Ido

Verb

agitato (plural agitati)

  1. singular nominal present passive participle of agitar

Italian

Adjective

agitato m (feminine singular agitata, masculine plural agitati, feminine plural agitate)

  1. restless, fidgety
  2. worried or excited
  3. rough (sea)
  4. wrought-up

Noun

agitato m (plural agitati)

  1. a manic patient

Verb

agitato m (feminine singular agitata, masculine plural agitati, feminine plural agitate)

  1. past participle of agitare

Latin

Verb

agitātō

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of agitō
  2. third-person singular present active imperative of agitō

Portuguese

Alternative forms

Adjective

agitato m (feminine singular agitata, masculine plural agitatos, feminine plural agitatas, comparable)

  1. (music) agitato (played in a restless, agitated style)