Morendo

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a. & n Morendo (Mus) Dying; a gradual decrescendo at the end of a strain or cadence.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n morendo In music, dying away; diminuendo at the end of a cadence.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Sei l'amante delta rosa Che morendo si fa sposa!
"Vendetta" by Marie Corelli
After the words "and longing vain," he sighed softly, dropped his eyes and let his voice gradually die away, morendo.
"A House of Gentlefolk" by Ivan Turgenev
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