Definition of excursive in English:

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excursive

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈskəːsɪv/
/ɛkˈskəːsɪv/

adjective

formal
Tending to deviate from a course or activity; digressive.

Derivatives

excursively

adverb

excursiveness

noun

Origin

Late 17th century: from Latin excurs- 'digressed, run out' (from the verb excurrere) + -ive, perhaps influenced by discursive.

Words that rhyme with excursive

coercive, cursive, subversive

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Line breaks: ex¦cur|sive

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