"monology" meaning in All languages combined

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Noun [English]

IPA: /məˈnɒlədʒi/
Etymology: Ancient Greek mono- + -logy Etymology templates: {{cln|en|undefined derivations}}, {{uder|en|grc|-}} Ancient Greek, {{confix|en|mono|logy}} mono- + -logy Head templates: {{en-noun|~}} monology (countable and uncountable, plural monologies) Forms: monologies [plural]
  1. The habit of soliloquizing, or of monopolizing conversation. Tags: countable, uncountable
    Sense id: monology-en-noun-eCXNhbBd Categories (other): English undefined derivations Disambiguation of English undefined derivations: 56 44
  2. (rare, countable) A work consisting of a single part (as opposed to a dilogy, trilogy, etc.) Tags: countable, rare
    Sense id: monology-en-noun-I4SRpfKt

Inflected forms

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