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English adjective: discursive

1. discursive proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition


Synonymsdianoetic


Similarlogical


Domain categoryphilosophy


Antonymsillogical, unlogical

2. discursive (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects


SamplesAmusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things.
A rambling discursive book.
His excursive remarks.
A rambling speech about this and that.


Synonymsdigressive, excursive, rambling


Similarindirect


Antonymsdirect









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