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Definitions for episodic
ˌɛp əˈsɒd ɪk, -ˈzɒd-episod·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. episodicadjective

    of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes

    "the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together"

  2. episodic, occasionaladjective

    occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals

    "episodic in his affections"; "occasional headaches"

  3. episodicadjective

    limited in duration to a single episode

    "an account concerned primarily with episodic events such as the succession of rulers"


  1. episodicadjective

    relating to an episode

    Etymology: . Compare épisodique.

  2. episodicadjective

    sporadic, happening infrequently and irregularly

    Etymology: . Compare épisodique.

  3. episodicadjective

    made up a sequence of seemingly unconnected episodes

    Etymology: . Compare épisodique.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Episodicadjective

    alt. of Episodical

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of episodic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of episodic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of episodic in a Sentence

  1. Joel Fuhrman:

    Lower caloric exposure and episodic fasting can extend the life span of all animals, the longer we spend in the catabolic state, the longer we live.

  2. Charles McCarry:

    I was never in the bureaucracy, always in the theater, ive consciously tried not to romanticize anything, especially not intelligence work. Ive always said that Ive been writing a series of episodic, naturalistic novels. The people just happen to be spies, politicians, civil servants. If pediatricians lived lives in which the manipulation of emotions were the tools of the trade, I probably would have written about them.

  3. Steven Barr:

    Since the economic recovery has been sluggish and episodic, retailers can come to this season with strategies to not go promotional, but it only takes one or two to begin going promotional (to disrupt their strategies).

  4. Kian Saneii:

    We have a broken healthcare system based on an episodic model of fixing things, for the elderly, the goal is to prevent the next stage of care as long as possible, and dealing with isolation can help with that.

  5. Eom Joong-sik:

    Even if this arrives in communities, it's very unlikely to become pandemic, if we prevent transmissions between hospitals, we will see only episodic cases from now on.

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    a state of irritation or annoyance
    • A. excogitate
    • B. huff
    • C. abet
    • D. caddie

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