A temporary departure from the main subject in speech or writing: let’s return to the main topic after that brief digression
More example sentences
- 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.