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lentissimo

[ len-tis-uh-moh; Italian len-tees-see-maw ]
/ lɛnˈtɪs əˌmoʊ; Italian lɛnˈtis siˌmɔ /
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adjective

very slow.

adverb

very slowly.

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Origin of lentissimo

1900–05; <Italian, superlative of lentolento
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British Dictionary definitions for lentissimo

lentissimo
/ (lɛnˈtɪsɪˌməʊ) /

adjective, adverb

music to be played very slowly

Word Origin for lentissimo

Italian, superlative of lento slow
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