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digression (s) (noun), digressions (pl)
A spoken topic or written document about something which is different from the main subject being discussed: The speaker at the conference presented many humorous digressions even though it was supposed to be a serious financial report.

On TV, the political commentator was revealing the social and political digressions that the senator had committed while he was a member of the U.S. Congress.

Turning away from the main topic.
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This entry is located in the following units: dis-, di-, dif- (page 3) grad-, -grade, -gred, -gree, -gress (page 3) -sion, -sions (page 3)
Word Entries at Get Words: “digression
The act or instance of going away from the main topic or the primary issues of an arguement while speaking or writing. (1)