digression

  1. a message that departs from the main subject
  2. a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
  3. wandering from the main path of a journey

Digression

Digression (parekbasis in Greek, egressio, digressio and excursion in Latin) is a section of a composition or speech that is an intentional change of subject. In Classical rhetoric since Corax of Syracuse, especially in Institutio Oratoria of Quintilian, the digression was a regular part of any oration or composition. After setting out the topic o...
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Digression

• (n.) A turning aside from the right path; transgression; offense. • (n.) The act of digressing or deviating, esp. from the main subject of a discourse; hence, a part of a discourse deviating from its main design or subject. • (n.) The elongation, or angular distance from the sun; -- said chiefly of the inferior planets.Digression: ...
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digression

1. The act of digressing or deviating, especially. From the main subject of a discourse; hence, a part of a discourse deviating from its main design or subject. 'The digressions I can not excuse otherwise, than by the confidence that no man will read them.' (Sir W. Temple) ... 2. A turning aside from the right path; transgression; offense. 'Then my...
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digression

deflection noun a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); `a diversion from the main highway`; `a digression into irrelevant details`; `a deflection from his goal`
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digression

aside 1 excursus noun a message that departs from the main subject
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Digression

Di¬∑gres'sion noun [ Latin digressio : confer French digression .] 1. The act of digressing or deviating, esp. from the main subject of a discourse; hence, a part of a discourse deviating from its main design or subject. « The digressions I can not excuse otherwise, t...
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digression

a message that departs from the main subject
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digression

The introduction of material into some literary work which is only partially or completely unrelated to its main subject (dt. Abschweifung).
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digression

[n] - a message that departs from the main subject 2. [n] - wandering from the main path of a journey
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