from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mental condition in which one tends to digress from the topic under discussion, especially by word association.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being tangential; the characteristic quality of a tangent.
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Medtronic's situation illustrates the difficulties of a broad application of tangentiality.
This case is a classic example of the tangentiality principle running counter to principles of public notice.
He stumbled for a moment, having become aware that he was on the verge of dissolving into stoner tangentiality—becoming more and more right but less and less understandable.