Definitions for verismovəˈrɪz moʊ, -ˈriz-

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ve•ris•movəˈrɪz moʊ, -ˈriz-(n.)

  1. a style of 19th-century Italian opera typically stressing verism of setting and character.

    Category: Music and Dance, Foreign Term

Origin of verismo:

1905–10; < It


  1. verismo(Noun)

    An artistic movement, from 19th century Italian literature and opera, in which rural and everyday people and themes were treated in an often melodramatic manner


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