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Definition of Soliloquy

  • The act of talking to one's self; a discourse made by one in solitude to one's self; monologue.
  • A written composition, reciting what it is supposed a person says to himself.
  • a (usually long) dramatic speech intended to give the illusion of unspoken reflections
  • speech you make to yourself

How to use soliloquy in a sentence. Soliloquy pronunciation.

The story is so full of disgressions, of remarks in mock apology addressed to the reader, of comparisons of the Russian people with other nations, of general disquisitions on realism, of glowing soliloquies in various moods, that the whole thing is a kind of colossal note-book.
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To this decision his tortuous conferences with Jasper, and his frank soliloquy in the dingle, had bent him fully forty-eight hours before Belle's ultimate departure, unwilling though he was to incur the yoke of matrimony.
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William felt in the mood for a short soliloquy of indignation, for Katharine had contrived to exasperate him in more ways than one.
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Her soliloquy crystallized itself into little fragmentary phrases emerging suddenly from the turbulence of her thought, particularly when she had to exert herself in any way, either to move, to count money, or to choose a turning.
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Throughout the piece, Napoleon (who talked very like the real Napoleon, and was, for ever, having small soliloquies by himself) was very bitter on 'these English officers,' and 'these English soldiers;' to the great satisfaction of the audience, who were perfectly delighted to have Low bullied; and who, whenever Low said 'General Buonaparte' (which he always did: always receiving the same correction), quite execrated him.
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Honoria, who had not yet succeeded in uttering a syllable of her part, took no pains to dissemble her annoyance; and was only pacified at last by a happy proposal on the part of Monsieur Philomene, who suggested that "this gifted demoiselle" should be entreated to favor the society with a soliloquy.
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I cannot say how it is with others, but my vocabulary of self-reproach and humiliation is so rich in energetic expressions that I should be sorry to have an interviewer present at an outburst of one of its raging geysers, its savage soliloquies.
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Nay, even as an audible soliloquy, it is far less improbable than is supposed by such as have watched men only in the beaten road of their feelings.
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Then he relapses into himself again, and every word of his soliloquy shows the early birth-date of his guilt.
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For jealousy is a vice of the mind, a culpable tendency of the temper, having certain well-known and well-defined effects and concomitants, all of which are visible in Leontes, and, I boldly say, not one of which marks its presence in Othello;—such as, first, an excitability by the most inadequate causes, and an eagerness to snatch at proofs; secondly, a grossness of conception, and a disposition to degrade the object of the passion by sensual fancies and images; thirdly, a sense of shame of his own feelings exhibited in a solitary moodiness of humour, and yet from the violence of the passion forced to utter itself, and therefore catching occasions to ease the mind by ambiguities, equivoques, by talking to those who cannot, and who are known not to be able to, understand what is said to them,—in short, by soliloquy in the form of dialogue, and hence a confused, broken, and fragmentary, manner; fourthly, a dread of vulgar ridicule, as distinct from a high sense of honour, or a mistaken sense of duty; and lastly, and immediately, consequent on this, a spirit of selfish vindictiveness.
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Lazarillo concludes his soliloquy with a hymn to the goddess of plenty.
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Another would give a soliloquy supposed to be spoken by the sewing-girl as she sits at her work.
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The baby was nearly baptized by the time he had finished his soliloquy.
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From his soliloquies in Act I, scenes 3 and 4, what do you judge of his moral sense?
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In his soliloquy in Act I, scene 7, what two considerations are keeping him from the murder?
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In Macbeth's several soliloquies throughout the play what mental characteristic is most prominent?
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These words he spoke with a sigh, and rather in a tone of soliloquy, as if hardly noting my presence.
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He had the habit of soliloquy.
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I had ideas of virtue, of honour, of benevolence, which I had never been at the pains to define; but I felt my bosom heave at the thoughts of them, and I made the most delightful soliloquies.
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He got no further in his soliloquy, for Mrs. Octagon swept into the room in her most impressive manner.
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Examples of Soliloquy

Example #1
Gogol poured into it all his observations, reflections, and comments on life.
Example #2
Even apart from its unfinished shape, it is characterised by that formlessness so distinctive of the great Russian novelists the sole exception being Turgenev.
Example #3
Hardly less forlorn is the reader than the philologist when the latter arrives back at the dingle, after a visit to the tavern two miles away, to find that the tardily recognised treasure is lost to him for ever,-resolved at length, too late, to give over teasing Belle by pretending to teach her Armenian, determined, when the need is past, to regularise his "uncertificated" relations with the glorious damozel, and resigned, when concession is fruitless, to sink those objections to America which Belle had disavowed, but which he had been proud to share with disbanded soldiers, sextons, and excisemen.
Example #4
The latter ascended to the plain and thence looked down towards the dingle.
Example #5
He looked back after the cab twice, suspiciously, half expecting that she would stop it and dismount; but it bore her swiftly on, and was soon out of sight.
Example #6
William shut the door sharply, gave the address to the driver, and turned away, lifting his hat punctiliously high in farewell to the invisible lady.