Definition of digression in English:

digression

Syllabification: di·gres·sion
Pronunciation: /dīˈgreSHən
 
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noun

  • A temporary departure from the main subject in speech or writing: let’s return to the main topic after that brief digression
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    • Except for a few meandering authorial digressions, the novel maintains a cracking pace from start to finish.
    • Anyhow, digressions aside, this guy was completely incapable of performing his job with any degree of skill.
    • As such, his writings express the digressions, meanderings, meditations, ruminations and speculations that characterise a singular, idiosyncratic mind at work.
    Synonyms
    deviation, detour, diversion, departure, divergence, excursus; aside, incidental remark

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