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digressive adj
1 of superficial relevance if any; "a digressive allusion to the day of the week"; "a tangential remark" [syn: tangential]
2 (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" [syn: discursive, excursive, rambling]

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  1. Marked by digression; rambling


marked by digression; rambling
  • Hungarian: csapongó, elkalandozó
  • Italian: digressivo



  1. Feminine plural form of digressivo

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