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Digressive

Digressive Meaning & Definition
Digressive Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Digressive?

[adj] (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; "amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things"; "a rambling discursive book"; "his excursive remarks"; "a rambling speech about this and that"
[adj] of superficial relevance if any; "a digressive allusion to the day of the week"; "a tangential remark"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Digressive: discursive | excursive | indirect | irrelevant | rambling | tangential

Related Terms | Find terms related to Digressive: aberrant | aberrative | aimless | ambagious | backhand | backhanded | by the way | circuitous | circular | deflectional | departing | desultory | deviant | deviating | deviative | deviatory | devious | discursive | divagational | divergent | episodic | errant | erratic | excursive | helical | indirect | labyrinthine | left-handed | loose | maundering | mazy | meandering | oblique | orbital | O-shaped | out-of-the-way | planetary | rambling | rotary | round | roundabout | roving | serpentine | shifting | side | sidelong | sinister | sinistral | snaky | spiral | stray | swerving | turning | twisting | undirected | vagrant | veering | wandering | winding | zigzag

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Digressive In Webster's Dictionary

\Di*gress"ive\, a. [Cf. F. digressif.] Departing from the main subject; partaking of the nature of digression. --Johnson.

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