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monologue


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Monologue  \Mon"o*logue\,  n.  [F.  monologue,  Gr  ?  speaking  alone; 
  mo`nos  alone,  single,  sole  +  ?  speech,  discourse,  ?  to  speak. 
  See  {Legend}.] 
  1.  A  speech  uttered  by  a  person  alone;  soliloquy;  also  talk 
  or  discourse  in  company,  in  the  strain  of  a  soliloquy;  as 
  an  account  in  monologue.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  A  dramatic  composition  for  a  single  performer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  monologue 
  n  1:  speech  you  make  to  yourself  [syn:  {soliloquy}] 
  2:  a  long  utterance  by  one  person  (especially  one  that  prevents 
  others  from  participating  in  the  conversation) 
  3:  a  (usually  long)  dramatic  speech  by  a  single  actor 




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