Tangentiality Replying to a question in an oblique or irrelevant way. Compare with circumstantiality.
Pattern of speech that is indirect and delayed in reaching its goal because of excessive or irrelevant detail or parenthetical remarks. The speaker does not lose the point, as is characteristic of loosening of associations, and clauses remain logically connected, but to the listener it seems that the end will never be reached.
Tang Shiu Kin Hospital
The Tang Shiu Kin Hospital is a hospital in Hong Kong.
All doctors near Tanga, Tanzania. Doctors who can assist a patient in Tanga.
All doctors near Tangail, Bangladesh. Doctors who can assist a patient in Tangail.
All doctors near Tanger, Morocco. Doctors who can assist a patient in Tanger.
All doctors near Tangerang, Indonesia. Doctors who can assist a patient in Tangerang.
All doctors near Tangshan, China. Doctors who can assist a patient in Tangshan.
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