discursive

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Using reason and argument rather than intuition
Tending to digress from the main point; rambling

This means, at times, long and perhaps overly discursive discussions of other taxa.

passing from one subject to another
{a} roving, irregular, progressive
If a style of writing is discursive, it includes a lot of facts or opinions that are not necessarily relevant. (FORMAL) "...a livelier, more candid and more discursive treatment of the subject."
{s} moving from topic to topic; rambling
(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"
proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition
text that involves debate, argument or discussion May bring in evidence and show different sides of an argument
If a style of writing is discursive, it includes a lot of facts or opinions that are not necessarily relevant. a livelier, more candid and more discursive treatment of the subject. discussing many different ideas, facts etc, without always having a clear purpose (discursivus, from discursus; DISCOURSE)
Reasoning; proceeding from one ground to another, as in reasoning; argumentative
Passing from one thing to another; ranging over a wide field; roving; digressive; desultory
\dis-KUR-siv\, adjective: 1 Passing from one topic to another; ranging over a wide field; digressive; rambling 2 Utilizing, marked by, or based on analytical reasoning -- contrasted with intuitive
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discursively
{a} in a roving or irregular manner
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in a rambling manner
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In a discursive manner
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alternately, intermittently
discursiveness
the quality of being discursive
discursiveness
{i} tendency to switch from subject to subject
discursiveness
The state or quality of being discursive
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