excursive Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects
digressive; rambling; discursive.
- amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things
- a rambling discursive book
- his excursive remarks
- a rambling speech about this and that
- Prone to make excursions; wandering; roving; exploring; as, an excursive fancy.
The course of excursive . . . understandings.
-- Ex*cur"sive*ly, adv. -- Ex*cur"sive*ness, , n.
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