Verismo meaning
[vuh-riz-moh; Italian ve-reez-maw]
Definitions of verismo is:
  • noun verismo
    the use of everyday life and actions in artistic works: introduced into opera in the early 1900s in reaction to contemporary conventions, which were seen as artificial and untruthful.
  • noun verismo
    a school of composition that originated in Italian opera towards the end of the 19th century, drawing its themes from real life and emphasizing naturalistic elements. Its chief exponent was Puccini
  • abbreviation VERISMO