pianism etymology

English word pianism comes from English piano, English -ism

Detailed word origin of pianism

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
piano English (eng) (music) Softly, as a musical direction (abbreviated to p. in sheet music). [from 17th c.] (music) Soft, quiet.. In extended use; quiet, subdued. (musical instruments) A keyboard musical instrument, usually ranging over seven octaves, with white and black keys, played by pressing these keys, causing hammers to strike strings. [from 1803].
-ism English (eng) (medicine) Used to form names of conditions or syndromes. Used to form names of a tendency of behaviour, action, state, condition or opinion belonging to a class or group of persons, or the result of a doctrine, ideology or principle or lack thereof.. Used to form names of ideologies expressing belief in the superiority of a certain class within the concept expressed by the root word, or a [...]
pianism English (eng) (music) One's way of playing the piano.

Words with the same origin as pianism

Descendants of piano
pianette pianica pianistically
Descendants of -ism
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