Definitions for "Ritenuto"
Keywords:  tempo, abbr, ritard, slow, abruptly
slow at once
Ital.) : Held back, implicitly more abruptly than ritard, or for shorter duration. Abbr. riten.
(Italian), "held back." A sudden slowing of tempo. Abbr.: riten.
Keywords:  momentarily, movement, hold
(rit.) hold the movement momentarily.
Keywords:  ritardando, held, holding, back
Held back; holding back; ritardando.
Keywords:  slower, previous, section
Slower than the previous section