Etymology
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brio (n.)

"liveliness, vivacity," 1734, from Italian brio "mettle, fire, life," perhaps a shortened derivative of Latin ebrius "drunk." Or via Provençal briu "vigor," from Celtic *brig-o- "strength," from PIE root *gwere- (1) "heavy." Probably it entered English via the musical instruction con brio.

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Definitions of brio

brio (n.)
quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous;
Synonyms: animation / spiritedness / invigoration / vivification
From wordnet.princeton.edu