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lentamente

[ len-tuh-men-tey; Italian len-tah-men-te ]
/ ˌlɛn təˈmɛn teɪ; Italian ˌlɛn tɑˈmɛn tɛ /
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adverb Music.
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Origin of lentamente

1755–65; <Italian, equivalent to lenta- (see lento) + -mente adv. suffix <Latin: ablative of mēns mind, purpose, intention (see mental1)

Words nearby lentamente

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How to use lentamente in a sentence

  • Interpuso lentamente la mano sobre la cual el trigo caa en clara cascada, y as la tuvo mucho tiempo.

  • Pepe Rey entr de nuevo en su cuarto rpidamente y procurando no hacer ruido, pas a la galera, avanzando despus lentamente por ella.

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  • Pepe, acercndose lentamente a ella, observ el angustioso sollozar de su ta y las lgrimas que abundantemente derramaba.

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  • Otras veces habla muy lentamente porque no ha estudiado su leccin con diligencia.

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British Dictionary definitions for lentamente

lentamente
/ (ˌlɛntəˈmɛntɪ) /

adverb
music to be played slowly

Word Origin for lentamente

C18: Italian, from lento
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