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Meaning of PIANISSIMO

Pronunciation:  `peeu'nisi`mow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (music) low loudness
  2. [adv]  a direction in music; to be played very softly
  3. [adj]  chiefly a direction or description in music; very soft
 

PIANISSIMO is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: piano, piano, soft, very softly
 
 Antonyms: fortissimo, very loudly
 
 See Also: softness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pi`a*nis"si*mo\, a.[It., superl. of piano.] (Mus.)
Very soft; -- a direction to execute a passage as softly as
possible. (Abbrev. pp.)

 
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