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 discoursing
Mrs. Gaunt was walking elastically, and discoursing with great fire and animation.
He was discoursing on the arts of peace, contrasting them with the arts of war.Gossamer|George A. Birmingham
I made the strange discovery that I had never imagined him as doing, you know, but as discoursing.Heart of Darkness|Joseph Conrad
They had boundless leisure and the faculty of discoursing, not only with one another, but with the animals.Gorgias|Plato
Yes, Friends, that is the Townhall; discoursing so, to the Night.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle