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doloroso

[doh-luh-roh-soh; Italian daw-law-raw-saw] /ˌdoʊ ləˈroʊ soʊ; Italian ˌdɔ lɔˈrɔ sɔ/
adjective
1.
plaintive, as if expressing sorrow (used as a musical direction).
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < Italian; see dolor, -ose1
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doloroso

/ˌdɒləˈrəʊsəʊ/
adjective, adverb
1.
(music) (to be performed) in a sorrowful manner
Word Origin
Italian: dolorous
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