What does episodic mean?

Definitions for episodicˌɛp əˈsɒd ɪk, -ˈzɒd-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word episodic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. episodic(adj)

    of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes

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

  2. episodic, occasional(adj)

    occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals

    "episodic in his affections"; "occasional headaches"

  3. episodic(adj)

    limited in duration to a single episode

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


  1. episodic(Adjective)

    relating to an episode

  2. episodic(Adjective)

    sporadic, happening infrequently and irregularly

  3. episodic(Adjective)

    made up a sequence of seemingly unconnected episodes

  4. Origin: . Compare épisodique.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Episodic(adj)

    alt. of Episodical


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Justin Fuller:

    This quarter was comparatively better but it wasn't resounding, trading is still largely episodic.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  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. 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).

Images & Illustrations of episodic

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