Monday, December 21, 2009

word of the day :: soliloquy


–noun, plural -quies
1. an utterance or discourse by a person who is talking to himself or herself or is disregardful or oblivious to any hearers present.
2. the act of talking while or as if alone.

1595–1605; < LL sōliloquium a talking to oneself, soliloquy, equiv. to sōli + loqu(ī) to speak + ium -IUM.

"'Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy." (Franz Werfel)
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