fortissimo


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for·tis·si·mo

 (fôr-tĭs′ə-mō′) Music
adv. & adj. Abbr. ff
In a very loud manner. Used chiefly as a direction.
n. pl. for·tis·si·mos
A note, chord, or passage played fortissimo.

[Italian, superlative of forte, strong; see forte2.]

fortissimo

(fɔːˈtɪsɪˌməʊ) music
adj, adv
(Music, other) very loud. Symbol: ff
n
(Music, other) a very loud passage in music
[C18: from Italian, from Latin fortissimus, from fortis strong]

for•tis•si•mo

(fɔrˈtɪs əˌmoʊ)
Music. adj.
1. very loud.
adv.
2. very loudly.
[1715–25; < Italian; superlative of forte forte2]

fortissimo

very loudly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fortissimo - (music) loud
loudness, intensity, volume - the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction); "the kids played their music at full volume"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Adj.1.fortissimo - chiefly a direction or description in music
forte, loud - used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition"
Adv.1.fortissimo - a direction in music; to be played very loudly
pianissimo, very softly - a direction in music; to be played very softly
Translations

fortissimo

(Mus)
advfortissimo
adj (= played very loudly)fortissimo gespielt; (= sung very loudly)fortissimo gesungen

fortissimo

[fɔːˈtɪsɪˌməʊ] (Mus)
1. advfortissimo
2. adjfortissimo inv
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