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bri·o

 (brē′ō)
n.
Vigor; vivacity: "She tells their story with brio and a mixture of sympathy and tart insight" (Michiko Kakutani).

[Italian, from Spanish brio or Provençal briu, both of Celtic origin; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots.]

brio

(ˈbriːəʊ)
n
liveliness or vigour; spirit. See also con brio
[C19: from Italian, of Celtic origin]

bri•o

(ˈbri oʊ)

n.
vigor; vivacity.
[1725–35; < Italian < Sp brío energy, determination < Celtic *brīgos; compare Old Irish bríg (feminine) power, strength, force]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brio - quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorousbrio - quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
chirpiness - cheerful and lively
sprightliness, liveliness, spirit, life - animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
activeness, activity - the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"

brio

noun energy, spirit, enthusiasm, dash, pep, zip (informal), animation, vigour, verve, zest, panache, gusto, get-up-and-go (informal), élan, vivacity, liveliness, welly (slang) The performance was full of brio.

brio

noun
A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner:
Informal: ginger, pep, peppiness.
Slang: oomph.
Translations

brio

n (= vigour)Feuer nt, → Schwung m
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