excursive

adjective
ex·​cur·​sive | \ ik-ˈskər-siv How to pronounce excursive (audio) \

Definition of excursive

: constituting a digression : characterized by digression

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Other Words from excursive

excursively adverb
excursiveness noun

Examples of excursive in a Sentence

an excursive story line that some readers of Melville's novel find very rewarding

First Known Use of excursive

1659, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of excursive was in 1659

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“Excursive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/excursive. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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