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agitato

[ aj-i-tah-toh; Italian ah-jee-tah-taw ]
/ ˌædʒ ɪˈtɑ toʊ; Italian ˌɑ dʒiˈtɑ tɔ /
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adjective Music.

agitated; restless or hurried in movement or style.

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Origin of agitato

1885–90; <Italian <Latin agitātus.See agitate
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British Dictionary definitions for agitato

agitato
/ (ˌædʒɪˈtɑːtəʊ) /

adjective, adverb

music (to be performed) in an agitated manner
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