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Meaning of DIVAGATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [n]  a message that departs from the main subject
 

DIVAGATION is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: aside, deflection, deflexion, deviation, digression, digression, diversion, excursus, parenthesis
 
 See Also: content, message, red herring, subject matter, substance, turn, turning

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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