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Related to hebdomadal: foregone, diligently, peaky



heb·dom′a·dal·ly adv.


(hɛbˈdɒmədəl) or


a rare word for weekly
hebˈdomadally adv


(hɛbˈdɒm ə dl)

weekly: a hebdomadal journal.
[1605–15; < Late Latin]
heb•dom′a•dal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hebdomadal - of or occurring every seven days; "a weekly visit"; "weekly paper"
periodic, periodical - happening or recurring at regular intervals; "the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"


adj (form)wöchentlich
References in classic literature ?
A little solace came at tea-time, in the shape of a double ration of bread--a whole, instead of a half, slice--with the delicious addition of a thin scrape of butter: it was the hebdomadal treat to which we all looked forward from Sabbath to Sabbath.
These data say nothing about hebdomadal patterns of work time in the U.
If something is held on an a hebdomadal basis, how often is that?
If something is held on an a hebdomadal Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Monocoque; 2 Weekly; 3 Sand; 4 A crossing point between East and West Berlin; 5 Lonnie Donegan; 6 A left-luggage office; 7 Puccini (Turandot, Madame Butterfly and The Girl Of The Golden West); 8 Brokeback Mountain; 9 Motor-racing; 10 Napoleon Bonaparte.
Many of his minor works--for example, "The New Method of Evaluation as Applied to Pi," "The Blank Cheque: A Fable," and most of the other essays reprinted in Notes By an Oxford Chiel (1874), as well The Elections of the Hebdomadal Council (1866), Euclid and His Modem Rivals (1879), and other miscellaneous pieces such as his "morality play" on science in an 1877 letter to The Pall Mall Gazette (on which, see Taylor, 167)--exhibit a strong tendency to treat allegorically the topical squabbles of his day.