Discursive vs Discoursiveness - What's the difference?

discursive | discoursiveness |


As an adjective discursive

is (of speech or writing) tending to digress from the main point; rambling.

As a noun discoursiveness is

the state or quality of being discursive.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

discursive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (of speech or writing) Tending to digress from the main point; rambling.
  • *
  • This means, at times, long and perhaps overly discursive discussions of other taxa.
  • (philosophy) Using reason and argument rather than intuition.
  • Derived terms

    * counterdiscursive

    See also

    * discourse ----

    discoursiveness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state or quality of being discursive.
  • Synonyms

    * discursiveness