agitato(redirected from agitare)
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adv. & adj. Music
In a restless, agitated style. Used chiefly as a direction.
[Italian, past participle of agitare, from Latin agitāre, to agitate; see agitate.]
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(Classical Music) music (to be performed) in an agitated manner
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a•gi•ta•to(ˌædʒ ɪˈtɑ toʊ, ˌɑ dʒɪ-)
agitated; restless or hurried in movement or style.
[1885–90; < Italian < Latin agitātus. See agitate]
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