|1.||[ adjective ] (of tempo) leisurely|
|2.||[ adverb ] (music) slowly|
"here you must play adagio"
|3.||[ noun ] (dance) a slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers|
|Related terms:||dancing pas_de_deux|
|4.||[ noun ] (music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully)|
"they played the adagio too quickly"
|Related terms:||musical_composition passage music|