lento lento  /ˈlɛn toʊ/


  1. (adj) (of tempo) slow
  2. (adv) in music


  1. It's possible that the lento rhythms of the film are dictated by the need to stretch what is really little more than an art-historical anecdote into a full-scale movie.
  2. Sandra, though lento-paced and pretentious, does create a bewitching atmosphere of decadence.
  3. She recites poetry where she should radiate it; and goes through the role as though following a score marked presto or lento, ff.


  • New CDs: Youn Sun Nah shockingly original

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    on June 11, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

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