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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects;
- Example: "amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things"
- Example: "a rambling discursive book"
- Example: "his excursive remarks"
- Example: "a rambling speech about this and that"
[syn: digressive, discursive, excursive, rambling]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Excursive \Ex*cur"sive\, a. Prone to make excursions; wandering; roving; exploring; as, an excursive fancy. [1913 Webster] The course of excursive . . . understandings. --I. Taylor. -- Ex*cur"sive*ly, adv. -- Ex*cur"sive*ness,, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

excursive adj 1: (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; "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" [syn: digressive, discursive, excursive, rambling]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

60 Moby Thesaurus words for "excursive": O-shaped, aberrant, aberrative, aimless, ambagious, backhand, backhanded, by the way, circuitous, circular, deflectional, departing, desultory, deviant, deviating, deviative, deviatory, devious, digressive, discursive, divagational, divergent, episodic, errant, erratic, helical, indirect, labyrinthine, left-handed, loose, maundering, mazy, meandering, oblique, orbital, out-of-the-way, planetary, rambling, rotary, round, roundabout, roving, serpentine, shifting, side, sidelong, sinister, sinistral, snaky, spiral, stray, swerving, turning, twisting, undirected, vagrant, veering, wandering, winding, zigzag