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Pronunciation:  for'tisu`mow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (music) with great loudness
  2. [adv]  a direction in music; to be played very loudly
  3. [adj]  chiefly a direction or description in music

FORTISSIMO is a 10 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: forte, forte, loud, very loudly
 Antonyms: pianissimo, very softly
 See Also: intensity, loudness, volume



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\For*tis"si*mo\ (? or ?), adv. [It., superl. of
forte, adv. See {Forte}, adv.] (Mus.)
Very loud; with the utmost strength or loudness.

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