soliloquy
[ suh-lil-uh-kwee ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
from late Latin soliloquium, from Latin solus ‘alone’ + loqui ‘speak’
Synonyms
  • discourse
  • monologue
  • speech
Antonyms
  • dialogue
Definition
an utterance or discourse by a person who is talking to himself or herself or is disregardful of or oblivious to any hearers present
Example
Her teenage daughter's soliloquy was both dramatic and seemingly never-ending.
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