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Word of the Day – Soliloquy

By November 4, 2016Word of the Day

Soliloquy (noun)


An act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play.

Not to be confused with a monologue which is a speech given by a single person to an audience..

Example sentences

“Perched alone on a stage, a character engages in a soliloquy so as to unveil their innermost thoughts to the audience”

“Guilty of the occasional noisy soliloquy, he was considered an eccentric and perhaps simple minded.”

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