digression definition

  • noun:
    • The work of digressing.
    • an example of digressing, specifically a written or spoken passage which have no bearing from the main topic.
    • A departure through the subject, training course, or idea at hand; an exploration of another or not related issue.
    • The act of digressing or deviating, esp. from the primary topic of a discourse; hence, part of a discourse deviating from the main design or subject.
    • A turning apart from the right course; transgression; offense.
    • The elongation, or angular distance from sun; -- said mainly for the substandard planets.
    • The act of digressing; deviation from a frequent or appointed course; particularly, a departure from main subject into consideration; an excursion of speech or writing.
    • Deviation from path of virtue; transgression.
    • In astronomy, the angular length within the ecliptic associated with the substandard planets Mercury and Venus through the sun.
    • a turning apart (of program or attention or issue)
    • a note that departs from primary subject
    • wandering from main course of a journey
    • The act of digressing.
    • An instance of digressing, specifically a written or talked passageway that no bearing on the primary topic.
    • A departure from subject, program, or concept available; an exploration of a different sort of or not related concern.
    • The work of digressing or deviating, esp. from main topic of a discourse; for this reason, an integral part of a discourse deviating from its main design or subject.
    • A turning apart from the correct path; transgression; offense.
    • The elongation, or angular length from the sun; -- said chiefly associated with the inferior planets.
    • The act of digressing; deviation from a normal or appointed program; especially, a departure from the main subject in mind; an excursion of speech or writing.
    • Deviation through the course of virtue; transgression.
    • In astronomy, the angular distance in ecliptic regarding the inferior planets Mercury and Venus from sun.
    • a turning apart (of your course or attention or issue)
    • a note that departs from main subject
    • wandering from primary course of a journey

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