DISCURSIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISCURSIVE
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 a.  tending to depart from main point or cover a wide range of subjects
Classic Sentence:
1  I had not got far into it, when I judged from her looks that she was thinking in a discursive way of me, rather than of what I said.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLIX
2  They were affectionate, humorous, discursive, but not the letters of a lover.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  As the lecturer wandered from topic to topic, we wondered what if any point there was to his discursive remarks.