episodic

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adjective ep·i·sod·ic \ˌe-pə-ˈsä-dik also -ˈzä-\
variants: or less commonly

episodical

play \ˌe-pə-ˈsä-di-kəl also -ˈzä-\

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

episodically

play \ˌe-pə-ˈsä-di-k(ə-)lē also -ˈzä-\ adverb

Examples of episodic in a sentence

  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

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EPISODIC Defined for English Language Learners

episodic

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

Definition of episodic for English Language Learners

  • : made up of many different events or episodes

  • : telling about many separate events

  • : happening or appearing at different times



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