verb (used without object), dis·coursed, dis·cours·ing.
verb (used with object), dis·coursed, dis·cours·ing.
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Origin of discourse
OTHER WORDS FROM discoursedis·cours·er, nounpre·dis·course, noun
Words nearby discourse
Example sentences from the Web for discoursed
I discoursed (as I suppose) with a certain eloquence; my companion sat listening, breathless.Four Meetings|Henry James
He discoursed on numberless themes, and was interested in many things of the kind usually called 'topics.'Res Judicat|Augustine Birrell
Whereby they discoursed in silence, and were intuitively understood from the theory of their Expresses.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 2 of 3)|Thomas Browne
Among the subjects on which Lady Hester discoursed, with equal fluency and earnestness, were religion and race.Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century|W. H. Davenport Adams
He commended her body, and discoursed that for all he knew the thing was lawful.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys