[ah-nuh-mah-toh, an-uh-; Italian ah-nee-mah-taw]
- animated; lively. Abbreviation: anim.
Origin of animato
1715–25; < Italian < L. See animate
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Examples from the Web for animato
The feeling of unrest is here augmented until it becomes almost painful, and not until the animato does a restful feeling come.Piano Mastery
- music (to be performed) in a lively manner