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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Definitions for soliloquize

  1. to utter a soliloquy; talk to oneself.
  2. to utter in a soliloquy; say to oneself.

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Citations for soliloquize
I beg pardon, I beg a thousand pardons, I am not well to-day; pay no attention when I soliloquize, it is an old habit, an old, bad habit … Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, 1889
Everything that moved around me now was in strong contrast to the years in prison--when all I did was read, gaze, pray, cry, soliloquize, hope sleep, eat and think. Chigozie Obioma, The Fisherman, 2015
Origin of soliloquize
Soliloquize is the verb formed from soliloquy, from the Late (Christian) Latin soliloquium, which was coined by St. Augustine of Hippo. It is formed from the Latin adjective sōlus meaning "alone," and the verb loquī "to speak." It entered English in the mid-1700s.