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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; Of superficial relevance if any.

Usage examples (29)
  • Amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things
  • A digressive allusion to the day of the week
  • "" Forgive me while I go into digressive madness, '' he says.
  • He pushes the edge, with his digressive and voluminous style. for more
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