Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: digress
IPA transcription: [daɪɡɹ'ɛs]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: digress, stray, divagate, wander
    Meaning: lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking; "She always digresses when telling a story"; "her mind wanders"; "Don't digress when you give a lecture"
Usage examples
  • But here again we digress from the history of the evolution of our knowledge, for as a matter of fact we become aware of dreams entirely free of distortion only after the consistent application of our method of interpretation and after complete analysis of the distorted dream.