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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discursive, such as: deviating, digressive, erratic, excursive, long-winded, and meandering.

How to use discursive in a sentence

  • Now Intelligence possesses them by thought, a thought which is not discursive (but intuitive).

    Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3 | Plotinos (Plotinus)
  • Yet the impulse to discursive commentary must be checked, for plucking flowers is a distraction from comparative botany.

    Vie de Bohme | Orlo Williams
  • The discursive faculty then becomes what our Shakespeare, with happy precision, calls "discourse of reason."

    Aids to Reflection | Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Who is more discursive than the Autocrat, the Czar of table-talkers; and whose productions are more charming or wiser?

  • The evidence of such principles is established by a long and discursive psychological discussion.

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