Synonym: aside, deflection, deflexion, deviation, divagation, diversion, excursion, excursus, parenthesis. Similar words: aggression, digress, congressional, transgression, impression, suppression, expression, oppression. Meaning: [-eʃn] n. 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.
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1. Talking about money now would be a digression from the main purpose of this meeting.
2. All of this may seem a digression from what this article set out to be: an inquiry into the sublime.
3. Even the digression up to Cajamarca now seemed in retrospect more like an adventure than something to send shivers down the spine.
4. Now let's return from this digression to our subject.
5. At this moment, thoughts of Celia were a digression.
6. All this is a digression.
7. This digression added to the liveliness of her talk.
8. I must here introduce a short digression.
9. Digression 13 : With what nature are we raised?
10. All this is a digression,[sentencedict.com]'he added in a different tone.
11. By my rambling digression , I perceive myself to be grown old.
12. After this digression we return now to our original problem.
13. The wreck was caused by the digression of the two ships.
14. All right, enough digression.
15. The following paragraphs are a necessary digression to define and illustrate several important vector operations.
16. Forgive, I pray you, this inconsequent digression by what was once a woman.
17. Please leave the digression, and get down to the business matter.
18. So much for digression.
19. The audience cried the speaker down as soon as he started on a third digression.
20. The reason for this is interesting[sentencedict.com], and worth a digression because it provides a good genetic analogy.
21. And first I must say why I need to make this digression.
22. There I was, clerking for Justice O'Connor, and I was haunted by a feeling that it was all a digression.
23. A diversion or deviation from a main topic a digression.
24. Try to sort out the basic principles from what is simply illustrative detail and digression.
25. The plots of William Gaddis's novels allow ample opportunity for philosophical, theological, and society digression.
26. And if you look at any of the books, you'll see this method of digression, even in Huck Finn — basically it's a trip with digressions, strung off it like beads, beads on a string.
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