Discoursive
Discoursive Dis*cours"ive, n. The state or quality of being discoursive or able to reason. [R.] --Feltham. [1913 Webster]

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  • Discoursive — Dis*cours ive, a. [See {Discursive}.] 1. Reasoning; characterized by reasoning; passing from premises to consequences; discursive. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Containing dialogue or conversation; interlocutory. [1913 Webster] The epic is everywhere …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Discursive — 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. [1913 Webster] The power he [Shakespeare] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Discursively — Discursive 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. [1913 Webster] The power he… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Discursiveness — Discursive 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. [1913 Webster] The power he… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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