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Episodic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EPISOD'IC
EPISOD'ICAL, a. Pertaining to an episode; contained in an episode or digression.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes; "the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together"
2: occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals; "episodic in his affections"; "occasional headaches" [syn: episodic, occasional]
3: limited in duration to a single episode; "an account concerned primarily with episodic events such as the succession of rulers"

Merriam Webster's

also episodical adjective Date: 1711 1. made up of separate especially loosely connected episodes 2. having the form of an episode 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. occurring, appearing, or changing at usually irregular intervals ; occasional <an episodic illness> episodically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (also episodical) 1 in the nature of an episode. 2 sporadic; occurring at irregular intervals. Derivatives: episodically adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Episodic Ep`i*so"dic, Episodical Ep`i*so"dic*al, a. [Cf. F. ['e]pisodique. See Episode.] Of or pertaining to an episode; adventitious. -- Ep`i*so"dic*al*ly, adv. Such a figure as Jacob Brattle, purely episodical though it be, is an excellent English portrait. --H. James.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Something that is episodic occurs at irregular and infrequent intervals. (FORMAL) ...episodic attacks of fever. ADJ

Moby Thesaurus

aimless, broken, broken off, by the way, chopped-off, choppy, decousu, desultory, deviative, digressive, disconnected, discontinued, discontinuous, discrete, discursive, disjunctive, excursive, fitful, herky-jerky, incoherent, intercalary, interjectional, intermittent, interpolative, interrupted, irregular, jagged, jerky, loose, maundering, noncontinuous, nonlinear, nonsequential, nonserial, nonuniform, parenthetic, parenthetical, patchy, rambling, roving, scrappy, snatchy, spasmodic, spotty, suspended, unconnected, unjoined, unsuccessive, wandering



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