Example sentences for: digressive

How can you use “digressive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • No one wants to read that much of the same thing--that much folksy, digressive argument--in a single sitting.

  • But it is not his ostensible subject, so he relegates much of what he has to say about plants--among other things--to frequent, lengthy, and digressive notes.

  • Some of Plath's feminist defenders say Hughes' "lax and digressive" verses "serve mostly to remind us of what a great poet she was" (Katha Pollitt, the New York Times Book Review ). Hughes' defenders use the occasion to restate their case against Plath's greatness: Her poetry was humorless and hyperbolic and would not be remembered had she not committed suicide.

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