discursiveness discursiveness


  • (n) the quality of being discursive


  1. A lack of focus weakens it, a discursiveness, and an argumentative mood about the anti-coyote policy in Washington.
  2. Despite the repetitions, the discursiveness, the sometimes labored irony, vejkHaek speaks vividly to a new generation that is disillusioned with power, glory and war.
  3. At 54 he is a wry, wiry Yankee with the gentle discursiveness and cracker-barrel wit of a farmer taking his ease at the store.
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anachronistic anachronistic
/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /