Expression in words, either speech or writing. (noun)
A formal lengthy exposition of some subject, either spoken or written. (noun)
Any rational expression, reason. (noun)
An institutionalized way of thinking, a social boundary defining what can be said about a specific topic (after Michel Foucault). (noun)
To engage in discussion or conversation; to converse. (verb)
To write or speak formally and at length. (verb)
(transitive) To debate. (verb)
Examples of word discourse
The title discourse furnishes a central theme to which those following stand in relation.
Critically, the crux of the entire process in the development of these works was for Ravi the concept of Sannidhi which in traditional Indian aesthetic discourse translates as 'proximity' or 'close by' or 'in the presence'.
Her book, which first appeared in French in 2008, combines three strands: a study of events; a detailed account of the social, economic, religious, cultural, political and administrative context of 12th-century Syria and Egypt; and an unrelenting investigation of what she calls the "discourse."
How it shapes our discourse is a worthy topic for consideration.
All that comes from debasing the discourse is a spoiled public forum.