Dis*cours"ive\, a. [See Discursive.]

1. Reasoning; characterized by reasoning; passing from premises to consequences; discursive. --Milton.

2. Containing dialogue or conversation; interlocutory.

The epic is everywhere interlaced with dialogue or discoursive scenes. --Dryden.

3. Inclined to converse; conversable; communicative; as, a discoursive man. [R.]
Webster's Revised


Dis*cours"ive\, n. The state or quality of being discoursive or able to reason. [R.] --Feltham.
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