Monology
Monology Mo*nol"o*gy, n. [Gr. ?.] The habit of soliloquizing, or of monopolizing conversation. [1913 Webster]

It was not by an insolent usurpation that Coleridge persisted in monology through his whole life. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]


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  • monology — /meuh nol euh jee/, n., pl. monologies. 1. the act or habit of soliloquizing. 2. Obs. a monologue. [1600 10; < Gk monología. See MONO , LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • monology — mo·nol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • monology — /məˈnɒlədʒi/ (say muh noluhjee) noun (plural monologies) 1. the act or habit of soliloquising. 2. Obsolete a monologue. {Greek monologia} …   Australian English dictionary

  • monology —   n. soliloquy; monopoly of the conversation.    ♦ monologian,    ♦ monologist, n.    ♦ monologic(al), a.    ♦ monologize, v.i …   Dictionary of difficult words

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