digression

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digression englannista suomeksi

  1. poikkeaminen asiasta

  2. aiheesta poikkeaminen

  3. poikkeaminen

  1. Substantiivi

  2. poikkeama, poikkeaminen, syrjähyppy

digression englanniksi

  1. An aside, an act of straying from the main subject in speech or writing.

  2. c. 1374, (w), ''Troilus & Criseyde'', i, l. 87:

  3. It were a long disgressionFro my matere.

    ''The lectures included lengthy digressions on topics ranging from the professor's dog to the meaning of life.''

  4. The act of straying from the main subject in speech or writing, particularly for rhetorical effect.

  5. ''make digression... by way of digression...''

  6. A deviancy, a sin or error, an act of straying from the path of righteousness or a general rule.

  7. 1517, Stephen Hawes, ''Pastime of Pleasure'', i, ll. 12 ff.:

  8. Nature...More stronger hadde her operacyonThan she hath nowe in her dygressyon.
  9. A deviation, an act of straying from a path.

  10. 1670, Charles Cotton translating Guillaume Girard as ''History of the Life of the Duke of Espernon'', Bk. i, Ch. iv, p. 144:

  11. By this little digression into Gascony, the Duke had an opportunity... to re-inforce himself with some particular Servants of his.
  12. An elongation, a deflection or deviation from a mean position or expected path.

  13. 1646, Thomas Browne, ''Pseudodoxia Epidemica'', Bk. VI, Ch. iv, p. 288:

  14. This digression the Sun is not equall, but neare the Æquinoxiall intersections, it is right and greater, near the Solstices, more oblique and lesser.
  15. digression