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.
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(of speech or writing) Tending to digress from the main point; rambling.
(philosophy) Using reason and argument rather than intuition.
- This means, at times, long and perhaps overly discursive discussions of other taxa.
The state or quality of being discursive.