agitato

[aj-i-tah-toh; Italian ah-jee-tah-taw]
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adjective Music.

agitated; restless or hurried in movement or style.

Origin of agitato

1885–90; < Italian < Latin agitātus. See agitate
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agitato

adjective, adverb

music (to be performed) in an agitated manner
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