batticuore

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

batti- (to beat) +‎ cuore (heart)

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

batticuore m (plural batticuori)

  1. palpitations; sudden increase of heart rate due to physical activity, fear or another strong emotion
  2. (figurative): anxiety, trepidation

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