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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
References in classic literature ?
In an episodical way he had studied and practised dentistry, and with very flattering success, especially in many of the factory-towns along our inland streams.
Disdaining the heroic outfit, excitable in her methods, garrulous, episodical, shrill, she misled her lover much as she had misled her aunt.
Freedom to provide services is related to a temporary, episodical, sometimes even a single undertaking of professional activity in the Member State other than where professional qualification was acquired.