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Meaning of SOLILOQUY

Pronunciation:  su'lilukwee

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\So*lil"o*quy\, n.; pl. {Soliloquies}. [L.
soliloquium; solus alone + loqui to speak. See {Sole} ly, and
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.

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

         The whole poem is a soliloquy.        --Prior.