From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
adagioa‧da‧gi‧o /əˈdɑːdʒiəʊ $ -dʒoʊ/ noun (plural adagios) [countable] technical APMa piece of music that should be played or sung slowlyadagio adjective, adverb
Examples from the Corpus
adagioDuring this third movement, an adagio, the land also developed stretch marks.These are good musicians, they also know that they play the adagio too quickly.
Origin adagio (1600-1700) Italian ad at, to + agio ease