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quo·tid·i·an

 (kwō-tĭd′ē-ən)
adj.
1. Everyday; commonplace: "There's nothing quite like a real ... train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute" (Anita Diamant).
2. Recurring daily. Used especially of attacks of malaria.

[Middle English cotidien, from Old French, from Latin quōtīdiānus, from quōtīdiē, each day : quot, how many, as many as; see kwo- in Indo-European roots + diē, ablative of diēs, day; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]
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quotidian

(kwəʊˈtɪdɪən)
adj
1. (Pathology) (esp of attacks of malarial fever) recurring daily
2. everyday; commonplace
n
(Pathology) a malarial fever characterized by attacks that recur daily
[C14: from Latin quotīdiānus, variant of cottīdiānus daily]
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quo•tid•i•an

(kwoʊˈtɪd i ən)

adj.
1. daily: a quotidian report.
2. ordinary; everyday.
3. recurring daily: quotidian fever.
n.
4. something recurring daily.
5. a quotidian fever or ague.
[1300–50; Middle English cotidien (< Old French) < Latin quotīdiānus, cottīdiānus daily =cottīdi(ē) every day (adv.) (*quot(t)ī a locative form akin to quot however many occur, every + diē, abl. of diēs day; compare meridian) + -ānus -an1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.quotidian - found in the ordinary course of eventsquotidian - found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
ordinary - not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"
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quotidian

adjective
Of or suitable for ordinary days or routine occasions:
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Translations

quotidian

[kwəʊˈtɪdɪən] ADJ (liter) → cotidiano
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quotidian

adj (form: = daily) → täglich; the quotidian lives of the peopleder Alltag der Menschen
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quo·tid·i·an

a. cotidiano-a, de todos los días;
___ malariamalaria ___.
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