Origin of digression
Related formsdi·gres·sion·al, di·gres·sion·ar·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for digression
But I ask pardon for this digression, and return to my subject.
This has been a digression, but I hope not an uninteresting one.The Last Boer War|H. Rider Haggard
The other digression is the famous contrast of the lawyer and philosopher.Theaetetus|Plato
It may not be amiss, in order to save future digression, to say that the Smith in my name is on the paternal side.
But as this is a digression, and has nothing to do with my narrative, I beg pardon and go on.Borneo and the Indian Archipelago|Frank S. Marryat