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English adjective: discursive

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



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



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