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Meaning:

To go through the entire spectrum of emotional possibilities.


Example:

She
ran through the gamut through her entire pregnancy.


Origin:

Gamut is the first word of a medieval Italian mnemonic used to help remember the musical scale. Gamma was the first note followed by ut, re, mi, fa, so, la and si. Gamma and ut became combined to describe the whole range.














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