Discursive in a Sentence


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Discursive - Definition


talking or writing about many different things in an unorganized manner

Use Discursive in a sentence



When the writer was drunk, he often talked for hours in a discursive manner.


The professor’s lecture was hard to follow because of its discursive tone.


Confused by the question, the politician gave only a discursive response to the reporter.


Although I paid a great deal of attention to the debate, the discursive dialogue really confused me.


Because he was nervous during his speech, the young boy lost his train of thought and began to speak in a discursive way.



The mentally ill suspect was discursive when asked about his whereabouts on the night of the murder.


As a law student, you should be prepared for a series of discursive questions on legal ethics.


The author’s writing style was discursive and hard to comprehend.


Even though Joanna was normally a very organized person, she made a discursive speech during the graduation ceremony.


When Harry spoke in that discursive style of his, he went from topic to topic but made little sense.


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Discursive synonyms


long-winded, rambling, wordy, verbose, wandering




Discursive antonyms


direct, straightforward