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Definitions and Synonyms of excursive | Another word for excursive | What is excursive?

Definition 1: (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where excursive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things
  • a rambling discursive book
  • his excursive remarks
  • a rambling speech about this and that

Synonyms for excursive in the sense of this definition

(excursive is similar to ...) extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action

"making indirect but legitimate inquiries" "an indirect insult" "doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind" "though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest" "known as a shady indirect fellow"

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