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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of talking to oneself in a play.

Usage examples (36)
  • The actor performed quite a long soliloquy during the first act of the play.
  • 1. 4Lady Macbeth speaks in soliloquy about driving a implicitly squeamish Mac. to seize a throne.
  • But there is still another way of avoiding the soliloquy, which is sometimes used with good results.
  • "You speak a soliloquy as if you were on the stage, and seem to account me a cipher," said the old admiral suddenly. for more
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