English noun: divagation
|1.||divagation (communication) a message that departs from the main subject|
|Synonyms||aside, digression, excursus, parenthesis|
|Broader (hypernym)||content, message, subject matter, substance|
|2.||divagation (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, digression, diversion|
|Broader (hypernym)||turn, turning|
|Narrower (hyponym)||red herring|