Discourse

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Discourse Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • extended verbal expression in speech or writing
  • an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic; "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"
  • an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
  • talk or hold forth formally about a topic; "The speaker dissertated about the social politics in 18th century England"
  • carry on a conversation
  • to consider or examine in speech or writing; "The article covered all the different aspects of this question"; "The class discussed Dante''s `Inferno''"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • extended verbal expression in speech or writing ,
  • an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service) ,
  • an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic; "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Discourse'


  • Discourse: Discourse. (la | discursus | running to and from denotes written and spoken communication s such as. In semantics and discourse analysis : A ...
  • Discourse analysis: Discourse analysis (DA), or discourse studies, is a general term for a number of approaches to analyze written, vocal, or sign language use ...
  • Discourse on the Method: The Discourse on the Method is a philosophical and autobiographical treatise published by René Descartes in 1637. name is Discourse on ...
  • Discourse on Inequality: Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men. (Discours sur l'origine et les fondements de l'inégalité parmi les hommes ...
  • Discourse community: A discourse community is a group of people who share a set of discourse s, understood as basic values and assumptions, and ways of ...

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'Discourse' example sentence in quotations


* Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the sense shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness. - Hellen Keller

* Be not too hasty to trust or admire the teachers of morality they discourse like angels, but they live like men. - Samuel Johnson

* Be brief, for no discourse can please when too long. - Miguel de Cervantes


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