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Definition of Discursive
DiscursiveDiscursive Dis*cur"sive, a. [Cf. F. discursif. See
Discourse, and cf. Discoursive.]
1. Passing from one thing to another; ranging over a wide
field; roving; digressive; desultory. ``Discursive
notices.' --De Quincey.
The power he [Shakespeare] delights to show is not
intense, but discursive. --Hazlitt.
A man rather tacit than discursive. --Carlyle.
2. Reasoning; proceeding from one ground to another, as in
Reason is her being, Discursive or intuitive.
-- Dis*cur"sive*ly, adv. -- Dis*cur"sive*ness, n.
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