English noun: digression
|1.||digression (communication) a message that departs from the main subject|
|Synonyms||aside, divagation, excursus, parenthesis|
|Broader (hypernym)||content, message, subject matter, substance|
|2.||digression (act) a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)|
|Samples||A diversion from the main highway.|
A digression into irrelevant details.
A deflection from his goal.
|Synonyms||deflection, deflexion, deviation, divagation, diversion|
|Broader (hypernym)||turn, turning|
|Narrower (hyponym)||red herring|
|3.||digression (act) wandering from the main path of a journey|
|Broader (hypernym)||journey, journeying|