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“Conversational intelligence is the constellation of features and technologies that enable humans and machines to take turns exchanging language and work toward accomplishing a discursive goal,” says Bennett.
BUILDING CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS WITH CONVERSATIONAL AIMARTHA LEIBSMARCH 29, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Now Intelligence possesses them by thought, a thought which is not discursive (but intuitive).
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Yet the impulse to discursive commentary must be checked, for plucking flowers is a distraction from comparative botany.
VIE DE BOHMEORLO WILLIAMS
The discursive faculty then becomes what our Shakespeare, with happy precision, calls "discourse of reason."
AIDS TO REFLECTIONSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
Who is more discursive than the Autocrat, the Czar of table-talkers; and whose productions are more charming or wiser?
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
The evidence of such principles is established by a long and discursive psychological discussion.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
His essays are disjointed—discursive and eloquent in parts, and bare and meagre in others.
MEMOIRS OF ARTHUR HAMILTON, B. A. OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGEARTHUR CHRISTOPHER BENSON
Of course letters enable you to evade some of the difficulties of the novelist's task, to be discursive, allusive and incomplete.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 146., JANUARY 14, 1914VARIOUS
Again, let the required nature be the discursive power of the mind.
NOVUM ORGANUMFRANCIS BACON
The Hous of Fame is too discursive to be really effective as a whole.
CHAUCER AND HIS TIMESGRACE E. HADOW
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCURSIVE

  • bombastic
  • chatty
  • diffuse
  • discursive
  • flatulent
  • gabby
  • garrulous
  • inflated
  • lengthy
  • long-winded
  • loquacious
  • palaverous
  • periphrastic
  • prolix
  • rambling
  • redundant
  • rhetorical
  • tedious
  • turgid
  • verbose
  • voluble
  • windy
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