monology

monology

[muh-nol-uh-jee]
noun, plural monologies.
1.
the act or habit of soliloquizing.
2.
Obsolete. a monologue.

Origin:
1600–10; < Greek monología. See mono-, -logy

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monologue (ˈmɒnəˌlɒɡ)
 
n
1.  a long speech made by one actor in a play, film, etc, esp when alone
2.  a dramatic piece for a single performer
3.  any long speech by one person, esp when interfering with conversation
 
[C17: via French from Greek monologos speaking alone]
 
 
monologic
 
adj
 
mono'logical
 
adj
 
monologist
 
n
 
monology
 
n

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