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Meaning of EPISODIC

Pronunciation:  `epi'sâdik

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

EPISODIC is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: divided, impermanent, occasional, temporary, unpredictable



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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