[ kon i-spres-ee-oh-nee, -ney, kohn; Italian kawn -es-pres-syaw-ne ]
/ ˈkɒn ɪˌsprɛs iˈoʊ ni, -neɪ, ˈkoʊn; Italian kɔn ˌɛs prɛsˈsyɔ nɛ /
with expression; expressively (used as a direction in music).
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Origin of con espressione
1890–95; <Italian: literally, with expression
Words nearby con espressione
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British Dictionary definitions for con espressione
/ (Italian kɔn ˌespresˈsjone) /
music (to be performed) with feeling; expressively
Word Origin for con espressione
Italian, literally: with expression
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