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English Dictionary: divagation by the DICT Development Group
2 results for divagation
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
divagation
n
  1. a message that departs from the main subject [syn: digression, aside, excursus, divagation, parenthesis]
  2. 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"
    Synonym(s): diversion, deviation, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Divagation \Di`va*ga"tion\, n. [L. divagari to wander about; di-
      = dis- + vagari to stroll about: cf. F. divagation. See
      {Vagary}.]
      A wandering about or going astray; digression.
  
               Let us be set down at Queen's Crawley without further
               divagation.                                             --Thackeray.
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