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Adjective: discursive  di'skur-siv
  1. (philosophy) proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition
    - dianoetic
  2. (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects
    "a rambling discursive book";
    - digressive, excursive, rambling

See also: indirect, logical

Encyclopedia: Discursive