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ep·i·sod·ic

 (ĕp′ĭ-sŏd′ĭk) also ep·i·sod·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Relating to or resembling an episode.
2. Composed of a series of episodes: an episodic novel.
3. Limited to the duration of an episode; temporary.

ep′i·sod′i·cal·ly adv.

episodic

(ˌɛpɪˈsɒdɪk) or

episodical

adj
1. resembling or relating to an episode
2. divided into or composed of episodes
3. irregular, occasional, or sporadic
ˌepiˈsodically adv

ep•i•sod•ic

(ˌɛp əˈsɒd ɪk, -ˈzɒd-)

also ep`i•sod′i•cal,



adj.
1. pertaining to or of the nature of an episode.
2. divided into separate or tenuously related parts or sections; loosely connected: an episodic novel.
3. occurring sporadically or incidentally.
[1705–15]
ep`i•sod′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.episodic - of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes; "the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together"
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
2.episodic - occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals; "episodic in his affections"; "occasional headaches"
unpredictable - not capable of being foretold
3.episodic - limited in duration to a single episode; "an account concerned primarily with episodic events such as the succession of rulers"
impermanent, temporary - not permanent; not lasting; "politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber; "impermanent palm cottages"; "a temperary arrangement"; "temporary housing"

episodic

adjective
1. irregular, occasional, sporadic, intermittent episodic attacks of fever
2. irregular, rambling, disconnected, anecdotal, disjointed, wandering, discursive, digressive an episodic narrative of unrelated characters
Translations

episodic

[ˌepɪˈsɒdɪk] ADJepisódico

episodic

[ˌɛpɪˈsɒdɪk] adj
(= spasmodic) [nature] → épisodique; [attack] → épisodique
[narrative, film] → épisodique

episodic

adjepisodenhaft, episodisch; novelin Episoden

episodic

[ˌɛpɪˈsɒdɪk] adjepisodico/a
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