Definition of Digress. Meaning of Digress. Synonyms of Digress

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Definition of Digress

Digress
Digress Di*gress", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Digressed; p. pr. & vb. n. Digressing.] [L. digressus, p. p. of digredi to go apart, to deviate; di- = dis- + gradi to step, walk. See Grade.] 1. To step or turn aside; to deviate; to swerve; especially, to turn aside from the main subject of attention, or course of argument, in writing or speaking. Moreover she beginneth to digress in latitude. --Holland. In the pursuit of an argument there is hardly room to digress into a particular definition as often as a man varies the signification of any term. --Locke. 2. To turn aside from the right path; to transgress; to offend. [R.] Thy abundant goodness shall excuse This deadly blot on thy digressing son. --Shak.
Digress
Digress Di*gress", n. Digression. [Obs.] --Fuller.

Meaning of Digress from wikipedia

- establishing the need for attention to be given, the speaker or author would digress to a seemingly disconnected subject before returning to a development of...
- David, Peter. "**** Abandon". "But I Digress...". Comics Buyer's Guide. June 12, 1992 (Accessed in the 1994 But I Digress collection.) David, Peter. "A science-fiction...
- from benign to ****ic. These messages can be inflammatory, insincere, digressive, extraneous, or off-topic, and may have the intent of provoking others...
- early nonlinear writer—in Rushdie’s readiness to tease by breaking off or digressing at the gravest moments. This is very odd in an Indian novel! The book...
- Free Republic is a moderated Internet forum and chat site for self-described conservatives, primarily within the United States. It presents articles and...
- state, which was renamed Karnataka in 1973. "Civic bodies of yore didn't digress from progress". Deccan Herald. 28 March 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2022. Srinivas...
- of the project's editors. He wrote about the experience in his "But I Digress ..." column in Comics Buyer's Guide #1663 (March 2010), remarking that...
- "Mammootty calls Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakkam politically relevant, says 'we may digress from our paths but..'". India Today. Retrieved 18 January 2023. Chethan...
- on explaining his theories on philosophy and theology clearly, without digressing to consider epistemological matters which could only be properly considered...
- Comics Database David, Peter. "I Have it on Reliable Authority", But I Digress collection, 1994, Page 168, Reprinted from Comics Buyer's Guide, January...