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excursive

adjective ex·cur·sive \-ˈskər-siv\

Definition of EXCURSIVE

:  constituting a digression :  characterized by digression
ex·cur·sive·ly adverb
ex·cur·sive·ness noun

Examples of EXCURSIVE

  1. <an excursive story line that some readers of Melville's novel find very rewarding>

First Known Use of EXCURSIVE

1659

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