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soliloquy

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Noun
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so=lil=o=quy

CIDE DICTIONARY

soliloquyn. [L. soliloquium; solus alone + loqui to speak. See Sole ly, and Loquacious.].
  •  The act of talking to one's self; a discourse made by one in solitude to one's self; monologue.  [1913 Webster]
    "Lovers are always allowed the comfort of soliloquy."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A written composition, reciting what it is supposed a person says to himself.  [1913 Webster]
    "The whole poem is a soliloquy."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

soliloquy, n. (pl. -ies)
1 the act of talking when alone or regardless of any hearers, esp. in drama.
2 part of a play involving this.

Derivative
soliloquist n. soliloquize v.intr. (also -ise).
Etymology
LL soliloquium f. L solus alone + loqui speak

ROGET THESAURUS

soliloquy

Speech

N speech, faculty of speech, locution, talk, parlance, verbal intercourse, prolation, oral communication, word of mouth, parole, palaver, prattle, effusion, oration, recitation, delivery, say, speech, lecture, harangue, sermon, tirade, formal speech, peroration, speechifying, soliloquy, allocution, conversation, salutatory : screed: valedictory, oratory, elocution, eloquence, rhetoric, declamation, grandiloquence, multiloquence, burst of eloquence, facundity, flow of words, command of words, command of language, copia verborum, power of speech, gift of the gab, usus loquendi, speaker, spokesman, prolocutor, interlocutor, mouthpiece, Hermes, orator, oratrix, oratress, Demosthenes, Cicero, rhetorician, stump orator, platform orator, speechmaker, patterer, improvisatore, speaking, spoken, oral, lingual, phonetic, not written, unwritten, outspoken, eloquent, elocutionary, oratorical, rhetorical, declamatory, grandiloquent, talkative, Ciceronian, nuncupative, Tullian, orally, by word of mouth, viva voce, from the lips of, quoth he, said he, action is eloquence, pour the full tide of eloquence along, she speaks poignards and every word stabs, speech is but broken light upon the depth of the u, to try thy eloquence now 'tis time.

Soliloquy

N soliloquy, monologue, apostrophe, monology, soliloquizing, aside, Written Language.


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