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noun as in speech by one person


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As a result, everyone gets frustrated, nothing feels equitable or productive, and the loudest voice ends up dominating, reducing the dialogue to their own monologue.

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The inhabitants of a planet named Koppai have almost run out of food, the opening monologue tells us, due to “a booming population, a booming appetite and a basic lack of planning.”

Instead, Bufka recommends working on adjusting your inner monologue to something more patient and accepting.

Meditating or journaling, for example, can help you actively listen to that inner monologue and adjust the language you use to process what’s going on around you.

He alternates between bursts of inspiration and intense dissections of medical research or sci-fi movie plots in hard-to-follow monologues that many people find captivating.

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We shake hands and he immediately begins a monologue about prison breaks and South America.

Gil took weeks to build a monologue, skillfully turning the words on their head.

In one particularly affecting monologue, AJ discusses his frustration and troubles upon returning to the US.

I never watch television," he says, then corrects himself: "Well, sometimes Carson's monologue.

Rivers continued on her political, authoritarian monologue by describing what kind of tyrant she would be.

Marie answered him whenever his monologue required answer, but she was unresponsive, uninterested—bored.

The first result was a shower of invitations to tea, occasions when Laura was easily led into monologue.

And this time, it was Wade who began talking in a monologue.

In this story we find the furrier engaged in a monologue, in which he tells of his delight in making the Rabbi's cap.

For the first time Bert displayed some interest in the conversation, or monologue, as one might more properly call it.

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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to monologue, such as: discourse, harangue, lecture, sermon, soliloquy, and speech.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.