[ doh-luh-roh-soh; Italian daw-law-raw-saw ]
/ ˌdoʊ ləˈroʊ soʊ; Italian ˌdɔ lɔˈrɔ sɔ /
plaintive, as if expressing sorrow (used as a musical direction).
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British Dictionary definitions for doloroso
/ (ˌdɒləˈrəʊsəʊ) /
music (to be performed) in a sorrowful manner
Word Origin for doloroso
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