Definition of Discoursing

1. Noun. conversation ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of discourse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Discoursing

1. discourse [v] - See also: discourse

Lexicographical Neighbors of Discoursing

discourageth
discouraging
discouragingly
discoure
discoured
discoures
discouring
discourse
discourse analysis
discourse marker
discourse markers
discoursed
discourser
discoursers
discourses
discoursing (current term)
discoursive
discoursively
discoursiveness
discourteous
discourteously
discourteousness
discourtesies
discourtesy
discourtship
discous
discovenant
discovenanted
discovenanting
discovenants

Literary usage of Discoursing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1843)
"... the Imam's olh'ce, and at all limes, before us until later days, there was much discoursing about it : they differ widely about the number of the Imams. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson ..: With Original Anecdotes of by Lucy Apsley Hutchinson (1822)
"... and while they were discoursing of it White's officer came up with warrants to be sign'd for hay for the quarters, which being offer'd the governor, ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1857)
"... a great mind discoursing with a high intent. Your works will then move mankind by the power of thought they thus contain. To apply once more the words ..."

4. The Mathematical and Philosophical Works of the Right Rev. John Wilkins by John Wilkins (1802)
"Concerning the third way of secret discoursing by signs and gestures, ... IE third way of discoursing was by signs and gestures, which (as they are ..."

5. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1882)
"Friday, Went again about 7. a-clock ; found there Mr. John Walley and his wife : sat discoursing pleasantly. I shew'd them Isaac Moses's [an Indian] Writing ..."

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