aokugi (aokugi) wrote in 1word1day,

discursive / dih-skur-siv
1. passing aimlessly from one subject to another; digressive; rambling.
2. proceeding by reasoning or argument rather than intuition.

Example: The professor's discursive lectures were very hard to follow.

Origin: 1590–1600; < ML discursīvus.
Tags: adjective, d, latin

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