Definition of Discursively

1. Adverb. In a rambling manner.

Exact synonyms: Ramblingly
Partainyms: Discursive



Definition of Discursively

1. Adverb. In a discursive manner. ¹

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Definition of Discursively

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discursively

discumbency
discumber
discumbered
discumbering
discumbers
discure
discured
discures
discuring
discurrent
discursion
discursions
discursist
discursists
discursive
discursively (current term)
discursiveness
discursory
discus
discus articularis
discus articularis acromioclavicularis
discus articularis radioulnaris
discus articularis sternoclavicularis
discus articularis temporomandibularis
discus fish
discus fishes
discus intervertebralis
discus lentiformis
discus nervi optici

Literary usage of Discursively

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1. The Life and Reminiscences of E. L. Blanchard by Edward L. Blanchard, Drinkwater Meadows (1891)
"2(Hh.—Go to Friday Knights, pleasant hour ; and walk home with Draper, discursively discussing. Hear of Harley this night being paralyzed. 21s/. ..."

2. The Student's Handbook of Philosophy: Psychology by Benjamin Franklin Cocker (1882)
"It cannot proceed discursively (analyzing, abstracting, generalizing, inferring) ; it must look upon, or behold, its objects face to face. ..."

3. Empirical Psychology: Or, The Human Mind as Given in Consciousness. For the by Laurens Perseus Hickok (1859)
"The whole process is a thinking in judgments discursively, and not a perceiving of objects intuitively. Lastly, when the qualities of different substances ..."

4. Rational Psychology: Or, The Subjective Idea and the Objective Law of All by Laurens Perseus Hickok (1854)
"We can thus connect, ie think in the understanding, in no other possible manner than discursively. The understanding is faculty only for connecting, ..."

5. The Works of Orestes A. Brownson by Orestes Augustus Brownson, Henry Francis Brownson (1884)
"That there is a God is a fact of knowledge ; for if it be said that we do not know it intuitively, we know it at least discursively, since from the creation ..."

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