- noun. The act of saying ones thoughts out loud, especially when on their own.
The word comes from Latin solo meaning “to oneself” and loquor meaning “I talk”. Soliloquy is often used in plays and dramas to share feelings and thoughts of the character, thereby sharing the same with the audience simultaneously.
- discourse, monologue
- The play becomes very emotional when she enters into a soliloquy about her sins of the past.
- Macbeth’s soliloquies are some of the most famous scenes written by Shakespeare.
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