As adjectives the difference between succinct and discursive
is that succinct
is brief and to the point while discursive
is (of speech or writing) tending to digress from the main point; rambling.
brief and to the point
compressed into a tiny area.
(archaic) wrapped by, or as if by a girdle; closely fitting, wound or wrapped or drawn up tightly.
* See also
(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.