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Meaning of SOLILOQUY

Pronunciation:  su'lilukwee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a (usually long) dramatic speech intended to give the illusion of unspoken reflections
  2. [n]  speech you make to yourself
 

SOLILOQUY is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: monologue
 
 See Also: actor's line, language, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication, words

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\So*lil"o*quy\, n.; pl. {Soliloquies}. [L.
soliloquium; solus alone + loqui to speak. See {Sole} ly, and
{Loquacious}.]
1. The act of talking to one's self; a discourse made by one
   in solitude to one's self; monologue.

         Lovers are always allowed the comfort of soliloquy.
                                               --Spectator.

2. A written composition, reciting what it is supposed a
   person says to himself.

         The whole poem is a soliloquy.        --Prior.

 

 

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