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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

  2. episodicadjective

    sporadic, happening infrequently and irregularly

  3. episodicadjective

    made up a sequence of seemingly unconnected episodes

  4. 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. 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).

  2. Matt Stucky:

    There are so many retail investors in the market, there has been more episodic volatility that has captured a lot of attention.

  3. 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.

  4. Franklin Leonard:

    They have clearly been able to do it on the episodic side, I see no reason why they can't do it on the feature film side, the real challenge will be getting filmmakers in the door who want to make films for Amazon and giving those filmmakers the freedom to make the films that become '12 Years a Slave' or 'Birdman'.

  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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