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

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discursion (countable and uncountable, plural discursions)

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

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