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Discursive

Dis`cur´sive
a.1.Passing from one thing to another; ranging over a wide field; roving; digressive; desultory.
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 reasoning; argumentative.
Reason is her being,
Discursive or intuitive.
- Milton.
Adj.1.discursive - proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition
Synonyms: dianoetic
2.discursive - (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; "amusingly 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"
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