What does the word discussion mean?

Usage examples for discussion

  1. Lady Jane looked out of the window, as she spoke, at a group of those under discussion. – The Gem Collector by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. The next day, in the midst of some discussion, he rose from another part of the hall. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  3. Here, the living being under discussion was a human being, a person. – Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic by Henri Bergson