discoursive

adjective

dis·​cour·​sive
-sēv also -səv
1
a
obsolete : characterized by reason or reasoning : rational
b
: argumentative, expository
material quoted for critical, satirical, discoursive, … and scholarly purposesMargaret Nicholson
2
obsolete : constituting or containing dialogue or discourse : conversational
discoursively
-sə̇vlē
-li
adverb
discoursiveness
-sivnə̇s
-sēv- also -səv-
noun
plural -es

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“Discoursive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discoursive. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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