Definitions for: Divagation

[n] a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal"
[n] a message that departs from the main subject

Webster (1913) Definition: Di`va*ga"tion, n. [L. divagari to wander about; di-
= dis- + vagari to stroll about: cf. F. divagation. See
A wandering about or going astray; digression.

Let us be set down at Queen's Crawley without further
divagation. --Thackeray.

Synonyms: aside, deflection, deflexion, deviation, digression, digression, diversion, excursus, parenthesis

See Also: content, message, red herring, subject matter, substance, turn, turning

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