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

2 senses of parenthesis

Sense 1
parenthesis -- (either of two punctuation marks (or) used to enclose textual material)
       => punctuation, punctuation mark -- (the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases)

Sense 2
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)

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