|part of speech:
||ranging over numerous topics, esp. in an orderly or coherent way.
Her discursive essay on Chaucer covered many aspects of his writings.
- concise, succinct
||proceeding by reason rather than intuition, as an argument or discourse.
- deductive, ratiocinative
- similar words:
- Aristotelian, inductive, logical, rational, reasonable
||discursively (adv.), discursiveness (n.)