Meaning of discoursive in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈskɔːsɪv/

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  • 1Of the nature of or characterized by discourse or dialogue; conversational; (sometimes) specifically characterized by frequent or excessive digression; digressive, rambling. In later use also: of or relating to discourse.

  • 2Disposed or ready to discourse or converse; talkative; communicative; (sometimes also) verbose, prolix.


Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From discourse + -ive.