Sunday, 22 April 2012

word of the day:part thirty-eight | soliloquy


so·lil·o·quy [səˈlɪləkwɪ]

a. A dramatic or literary form of discourse in which a character talks to himself or herself or reveals his or her thoughts without addressing a listener.
b. A specific speech or piece of writing in this form of discourse.
2. The act or custom of talking to oneself or talking when alone.

[Late Latin sliloquium : Latin slus, alone; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + Latin loqu, to speak; see tolkw- in Indo-European roots.]

solil·oquies | pl.

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