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soliloquize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v soliloquize talk to oneself
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Soliloquize To utter a soliloquy; to talk to one's self.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • soliloquize To utter a soliloquy; talk to one's self. Also spelled soliloquise.
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Usage

In literature:

So he soliloquized as he rode, yet he was not altogether unhappy.
"Sundown Slim" by Henry Hubert Knibbs
Let me see," he soliloquized, "what I've got to do to-morrer?
"Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks" by Charles Felton Pidgin
Now, it came to pass that as he was soliloquizing as above one morning, a girl appeared before him.
"Skookum Chuck Fables" by Skookum Chuck (pseud for R.D. Cumming)
Mr. Bangs soliloquized as he rode rapidly on.
"Two Knapsacks" by John Campbell
What strange phenomena is this, I soliloquized?
"Born Again" by Alfred Lawson
The light went out, of its own accord, and Aguirre continued to soliloquize, without knowing what he was saying.
"Luna Benamor" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Piang fell to soliloquizing.
"The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy" by Florence Partello Stuart
Anyhow, after soliloquizing for forty-seven minutes Prince Proper went on his way; and by and by Prince Clever came along.
"Once a Week" by Alan Alexander Milne
He first meditated and then soliloquized as he paced the sandy shore.
"Diversions in Sicily" by H. Festing Jones
So she went, and Mrs. Dane soliloquized, as she recalled the troubled face.
"Six Girls" by Fannie Belle Irving
However, time was too precious to be wasted in soliloquizing, so he went off post-haste towards the woods round the Priory.
"A Coin of Edward VII" by Fergus Hume
Another new and very singular drama opens with Bonaparte, who soliloquizes about Spain.
"The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 6, June 1810" by Various
After having soliloquized at length before the sleeping squire, he awoke him by ticking him with his lance.
"The Story of Don Quixote" by Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
In the following lines the miser is supposed to have just entered his cave, and to be soliloquizing.
"The Universal Reciter" by Various
He devotes much time to soliloquizing on the distresses of his condition and upon the causes which have brought him to misery.
"Special Method in Primary Reading and Oral Work with Stories" by Charles Alexander McMurry
Soliloquizing, she began to realize what was before her.
"In the Van; or, The Builders" by John Price-Brown
It is with great difficulty that he rouses himself from his soliloquizing mood.
"Vondel's Lucifer" by Joost van den Vondel
I had not ridden out to Five Mile Creek until he got to soliloquizing with myself.
"The Indians' Last Fight" by Dennis Collins
Micky held up his Mamie and soliloquized.
"The Lash" by Olin L. Lyman
In 1786, Casanova published 'Le soliloque d'un penseur', in which he speaks of Saint-Germain and of Cagliostro.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. VI (of VI), "Spanish Passions" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
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In poetry:

One day, when out a-hunting for the MUS RIDICULUS,
GRAY overheard his fellow-man soliloquizing thus:
"I wonder how the playmates of my youth are getting on,
M'CONNELL, S. B. WALTERS, PADDY BYLES, and ROBINSON?"
"Etiquette" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Carpinteria City Councilmember Joe Armendariz (right) soliloquized and agonized about Measure J, the Venoco-sponsored oil initiative that would allow an expanded oil and gas plant behind City Hall.
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