Somniloquy vs Discursive - What's the difference?

somniloquy | discursive |


As a noun somniloquy

is (uncountable) the act or habit of talking in one's sleep.

As an adjective discursive is

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

somniloquy

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) The act or habit of talking in one's sleep.
  • (countable) The words thus uttered.
  • Synonyms

    * sleeptalking

    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 ----