Definition of excursive in English:

excursive

adjective

formal
  • Tending to deviate from a course or activity; digressive.

Origin

Late 17th century: from Latin excurs- ‘digressed, run out’ (from the verb excurrere) + -ive, perhaps influenced by discursive.

Pronunciation

excursive

/ɪkˈskəːsɪv//ɛkˈskəːsɪv/