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Soliloquy definition and meaning


In layman's terms - act of speaking your thoughts out loud; usually a character in a play

Soliloquy Definition & Meaning

A soliloquy is a speech that a person gives when they are alone or think they are alone. It is a way for a character in a play or a work of fiction to express their thoughts and feelings directly to the audience, without any other characters hearing them.

Soliloquy Used in a Sentence

  1. "Hamlet" contains popular soliloquies.
  2. The soliloquy revealed the character's innermost fears.
  3. The soliloquy showed the character's conflicting emotions.

Soliloquy Similar Words & Phrases (Synonyms)

  1. Monologue
  2. Self-expression
  3. Confession
  4. Inner speech
  5. Reverie

Soliloquy Opposite Words & Phrases (Antonyms)

  1. Dialogue
  2. Discussion
  3. Debate
  4. Conversation
  5. Exchange


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