discursion

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From discursiōn-, the stem of the Latin discursiō, from discurrō (I run to and fro); compare the English discurre, discurrent, discursation, and discurse.

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discursion (plural discursions)

  1. (obsolete, rare) The action of hurriedly moving hither and thither.
  2. (rare, figuratively) Digression.
  3. (rare) Ratiocination.
  4. (philosophy) step by step philosophic reasoning, as opposed to intuition (compare Iamblichus)

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