excursive

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Excursive \Ex*cur"sive\, adjective Prone to make excursions; wandering; roving; exploring; as, an excursive fancy.

The course of excursive . . . understandings. --I. Taylor. -- {Ex*cur"sive*ly}, adverb -- {Ex*cur"sive*ness},, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

excursive

adjective

1: (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; "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" [syn: {digressive}, {discursive}, {excursive}, {rambling}]


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