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adagio

a·da·gio

adagio

pronunciation:
da zhi o
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective, noun
part of speech: adverb
definition: slowly (used as a musical direction).
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: in music, slow; slower than andante.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: adagios
definition 1: in music, a passage, movement, or piece that is played adagio.
definition 2: in dance, a slow lyrical duet or trio involving difficult lifts and turns.