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episodic

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adjective ep·i·sod·ic \ˌe-pə-ˈsä-dik also -ˈzä-\

Simple Definition of episodic

  • : made up of many different events or episodes

  • : telling about many separate events

  • : happening or appearing at different times

Full Definition of episodic

  1. 1 :  made up of separate especially loosely connected episodes

  2. 2 :  having the form of an episode

  3. 3 :  of or limited in duration or significance to a particular episode :  temporary <may be able to establish whether the sea-floor spreading is continuous or episodic — A. I. Hammond>

  4. 4 :  occurring, appearing, or changing at usually irregular intervals :  occasional <an episodic illness>

ep·i·sod·i·cal·ly play \-di-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of episodic

  1. <the long novel was filmed for television as an episodic movie that was shown over the course of five evenings>

  2. <malaria is characterized by episodic attacks of chills and fever that coincide with mass destruction of blood cells>



1711

First Known Use of episodic

1711

Variants of episodic

also ep·i·sod·i·cal play \-di-kəl\

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