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Topic: LITERATURE

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Late Latin
Origin: soliloquium, from Latin solus ( SOLE1) + loqui 'to speak'

soliloquy

noun
     
so‧lil‧o‧quy plural soliloquies [uncountable and countable]
ALAPT a speech in a play in which a character, usually alone on the stage, talks to himself or herself so that the audience knows their thoughts [↪ monologue]
soliloquize verb [intransitive]
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