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[n] a musical composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully)
[adv] (music) slowly; "here you must play adagio"
[adj] (of tempo) leisurely

Synonyms

slow

Misc. Definitions

\A*da"gio\, a. & adv. [It. adagio; ad (L. ad) at + agio convenience, leisure, ease. See {Agio}.] (Mus.) Slow; slowly, leisurely, and gracefully. When repeated, adagio, adagio, it directs the movement to be very slow.
\A*da"gio\, n. A piece of music in adagio time; a slow movement; as, an adagio of Haydn.

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