Meaning of discursiveness in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈskəːsɪvnəs/

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‘A bumpy discursiveness was always his method's mark, even his forte, but here it shows excessive wobble.’
  • ‘Both in its structure and topography, this half of the book privileges delay, wandering, discursiveness, and ultimately suspense through a proliferation of places.’
  • ‘We experience the possibility of living a life in which we aren't continuously bombarded by emotions, discursiveness and concepts about the nature of things.’
  • ‘If we're trying to be completely concept-free, with no discursiveness at all, it's just not going to happen.’
  • ‘What emerges might not be as overt as anger, jealousy or desire; it might be a subtle undercurrent of discursiveness.’