1. [ noun ] a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
Synonyms: diversion deflection digression deflexion deviation

: "a diversion from the main highway" "a digression into irrelevant details" "a deflection from his goal"

Related terms: turn red_herring deflect deviate digress deflect deviate
2. [ noun ] a message that departs from the main subject
Synonyms: excursus aside parenthesis digression
Related terms: message digress
Similar spelling:   divagate