Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun digression

3 senses of digression

Sense 1
digression, aside, excursus, divagation, parenthesis -- (a message that departs from the main subject)
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 2
diversion, deviation, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation -- (a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal")
       => turn, turning -- (the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course; "he took a turn to the right")

Sense 3
digression, excursion -- (wandering from the main path of a journey)
       => journey, journeying -- (the act of traveling from one place to another)

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