Etymology
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soliloquy (n.)

1610s, from Late Latin soliloquium "a talking to oneself," from Latin solus "alone" (see sole (adj.)) + loqui "to speak" (from PIE root *tolkw- "to speak"). Also used in translation of Latin "Liber Soliloquiorum," a treatise by Augustine, who is said to have coined the word, on analogy of Greek monologia (see monologue). Related: Soliloquent.

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Definitions of soliloquy

soliloquy (n.)
speech you make to yourself;
Synonyms: monologue
soliloquy (n.)
a (usually long) dramatic speech intended to give the illusion of unspoken reflections;
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