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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.]
(Music, other) very loud. Symbol: ff
(Music, other) a very loud passage in music
[C18: from Italian, from Latin fortissimus, from fortis strong]
1. very loud.adv.
2. very loudly.
[1715–25; < Italian; superlative of forte forte2]
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|Noun||1.||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|
|Adv.||1.||fortissimo - a direction in music; to be played very loudly|