con espressione

[ 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 /

adverb

with expression; expressively (used as a direction in music).

Nearby words

  1. con amore,
  2. con anima,
  3. con artist,
  4. con brio,
  5. con dolore,
  6. con fuoco,
  7. con game,
  8. con job,
  9. con maestà,
  10. con man

Origin of con espressione

1890–95; < Italian: literally, with expression

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British Dictionary definitions for con espressione

con espressione

/ (Italian kɔn ˌespresˈsjone) /

adjective, adverb

music (to be performed) with feeling; expressively

Word Origin for con espressione

Italian, literally: with expression

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