noun (soliloqu, ies)
- (context, drama) The act of a character speaking to himself so as to reveal his thoughts to the audience
- A speech or written discourse in this form.
Etymology: 1595-1605; < soliloquium, sÅliloquium in the title of St. Augustine's Liber Soliloquiorum < solusLatin, sÅlus "only, sole" + loquorLatin, loquor "I speak"
- German: Selbstgesprí¤ch
- Spanish: soliloquio
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