Digression meaning

dī-grĕshən, dĭ-
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The definition of a digression is a spoken or written piece that moves away from the main topic.

An example of a digression is starting to tell a story about photography when the main topic is photosynthesis.

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A departure from the subject, course, or idea at hand; an exploration of a different or unrelated concern.

The lectures included lengthy digressions on topics ranging from the professor's dog to the meaning of life.

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An act or instance of digressing; a wandering from the main subject in talking or writing.
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An instance of digressing, especially a written or spoken passage that has no bearing on the main subject.
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The act of digressing.
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