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discursive (adj.)

1590s, "passing rapidly from one subject to another," from French discursif, from Medieval Latin discursivus, from Latin discursus "a running about," in Late Latin "conversation," in Medieval Latin "reasoning" (see discourse (n.)). As "relating to the understanding" (often opposed to intuitive), from c. 1600. Related: Discursively.

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Definitions of discursive from WordNet

discursive (adj.)
proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition;
Synonyms: dianoetic
discursive (adj.)
(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects;
a rambling discursive book
Synonyms: digressive / excursive / rambling
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