Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Soliloquise

 soliloquise - soliloquised -  soliloquising

 It's the British spelling of the American "soliloquize". It means according to Merriam Webster:
talk to oneself.
What a wonderful word, and what a wonderful title for a blog.

Historical examples from the Web for soliloquise:

  • There was a night-scene, in which I had to soliloquise, while rocking my child and singing it to sleep with some old ditty.
     
  • To please himself rather than his hostess, who he knew could not understand a word he spoke, he continued to soliloquise aloud.
    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen 
     
  • But we have no time to stay and admire or to soliloquise over scenery.
    On the Heels of De Wet The Intelligence Officer 
     
  • There she lingered, rather like the Ancient Mariner without a wedding-guest to whom she might soliloquise.
    Dodo Wonders E. F. Benson 
     
  • She treats it with absolute indifference, and begins to soliloquise, with a touch of scorn in her language.
     

4 comments:

  1. Love the word, love the way it sounds and the way it rolls of the tongue...and, yes, I do soliloquise quite often. hugs abby

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    1. As I do...

      Han

      Lord, what a wonderful word!

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  2. I agree with Abby, I also love the sound of the word and soliloquize on a regular basis...have very good ideas. ;)

    Hugs and blessings...Cat

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    1. Yes, I and me are BFF. We should soliloquise more, don't you think?

      Han

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