Origin of discursive
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How to use discursive in a sentence
The war—which is a discursive battle right now, it’s a war of ideas mostly—is waged by people who feel that what’s good for the land is what’s good for people.Kim Stanley Robinson Holds Out Hope - Issue 90: Something Green|Liz Greene|October 7, 2020|Nautilus
Sterne's sentiment and discursiveness found several feeble imitators.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
In this discursiveness of intellect he more nearly resembled the Encyclopedists of the 18th century than the men of his own time.
Even so slight a survey as this must show the astonishing discursiveness of Mr. Lewes's intellect.
There was the same discursiveness in his talk as in his sermon, Harry thought; and the same uneasy restlessness of manner.Stories of a Western Town|Octave Thanet
And this feeling harassed him, increasing the natural discursiveness and inconsequence of his speech.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet