late 14c., from Latin digressionem (nominative digressio) "a going away, departing," noun of action from past participle stem of digredi "to deviate," from dis- "apart, aside" (see dis-) + gradi "to step, go" (see grade (n.)).
1. The audience cried the speaker down as soon as he started on a third digression.
2. All this is a digression,'he added in a different tone.
不过这都是题外话. ” 他又换了口气说.
3. Now let's return from this digression to our subject.
4. After this digression we return now to our original problem.
5. At this moment, thoughts of Celia were a digression.