noun see digressive

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  • digressiveness — See digressively. * * * …   Universalium

  • digressiveness — noun The quality or state of being digressive …   Wiktionary

  • digressiveness — di·gres·sive·ness …   English syllables

  • digressiveness — noun see digressive * * * digressˈiveness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑digress …   Useful english dictionary

  • digressive — adjective Date: circa 1611 characterized by digressions < a digressive talk > • digressively adverb • digressiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Digression — (parekbasis in Greek, egressio, digressio and excursion in Latin) is a section of a composition or speech that is an intentional change of subject. In Classical rhetoric since Corax of Syracuse, especially in Institutio Oratoria of Quintilian,… …   Wikipedia

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  • digressive — digressively, adv. digressiveness, n. /di gres iv, duy /, adj. tending to digress; departing from the main subject. [1605 15; < L digressivus. See DIGRESS, IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • discursion — /di skerr sheuhn/, n. 1. an instance of discursive writing, speech, etc.; a wandering or logically unconnected statement. 2. the quality or characteristic of ranging from topic to topic; discursiveness; digressiveness. 3. the process or procedure …   Universalium

  • meandering — Synonyms and related words: Byzantine, O shaped, aberrant, aberrative, affluent, aimlessness, ambages, ambagious, anfractuosity, anfractuous, backhanded, balled up, bent, billowing, billowy, circling, circuition, circuitous, circuitousness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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