- an instance of discursive writing, speech, etc.; a wandering or logically unconnected statement.
- the quality or characteristic of ranging from topic to topic; discursiveness; digressiveness.
- the process or procedure of rigorous formal analysis or demonstration, as distinguished from immediate or intuitive formulation.
Origin of discursion
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Related Wordsfootnote, detour, digression, departure, tangent, parenthesis, interposition, interpolation, throwaway, excursus, divagation, difference, aside, note, deviation, divergence, variation, divergency, diversion, episode
Examples from the Web for discursion
I make this discursion because, for a period, the paths of the two composers were parallel.Ivory Apes and Peacocks
Discursion is an act of reflection, and though there is always less there can never be more in reflection than in intuition.Fundamental Philosophy, Vol. I (of 2)
Jaime Luciano Balmes