English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'excursive'

(adjective) 
Synonyms
rambling
He wrote a rambling letter to his sister.
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wandering
a band of wandering musicians
,
roaming
,
devious
He followed a devious route.
,
roving
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errant (old-fashioned, literary)
the days of King Arthur's knights errant
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episodic
an episodic narrative of unrelated characters
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discursive
The book is characterized by a reflective, discursive style.
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diffusive

Additional synonyms

in the sense of devious
Definition
(of a route or course of action) indirect
He followed a devious route.
in the sense of digressive
in the sense of discursive
Definition
passing from one topic to another
The book is characterized by a reflective, discursive style.

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