Definition of discursivity in US English:

discursivity

noun

Philosophy
  • Chiefly with reference to the philosophy of Kant: the quality of reasoning by a series of logical steps.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Mind. From discursive + -ity, after German Diskursivität.

Pronunciation

discursivity

/ˌdɪskəːˈsɪvɪti/