adjective. ['dɪˈskɝːsɪv'] proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition.
Words that Rhyme with Discursive
Example sentences of the word discursive
The goal of a discursive essay is to present a balanced and objective examination of a subject.
Quotes containing the word discursive
1. [B]riefing is not reading. In fact it is the antithesis of reading. Briefing is terse, factual and to the point. Reading is untidy, discursive and perpetually inviting. Briefing closes down a subject, reading opens it up.
- Alan Bennett, The Uncommon Reader
adjective. ['dɪˈskɝːsɪv'] (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects.