[ US /ˌɛpəˈsɑdɪk/ ]
[ UK /ˌɛpɪsˈɒdɪk/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes
    the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together
  2. occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals
    episodic in his affections
    occasional headaches
  3. limited in duration to a single episode
    an account concerned primarily with episodic events such as the succession of rulers
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How To Use episodic In A Sentence

  • Reputations aside, looking the part has certainly been integral to this almost episodic drama, at least as it's unfolded in the media.
  • I am specially pleased with; the last being an episodical bogie story about the Bass Rock told there by the Keeper. Vailima Letters
  • It specifically enhances episodic memory - the kind that lapses when you lose your car keys or can't remember where you parked the car. Times, Sunday Times
  • The problem is especially serious for an episodic memory, which is a unique category that ties together a series of elements.
  • The progression of the story is somewhat episodic, as is characteristic of many of Dickens' tales.
  • And his episodic memory had gone entirely. Times, Sunday Times
  • After laying down discrete patches of dark umber in grid formations, Briggs dragged an unloaded brush through the pigment, leaving behind episodic squiggles that vaguely resemble Chinese characters.
  • Some phenomena will be periodic, some episodic/sporadic, and some may be solitonic one-time-happenstance. Underground Problems with Mann-Holes « Climate Audit
  • Whilst the picaresque is certainly an excellent example of episodic narrative, it isn’t its only manifestation. What’s The Fuss About Episodic Fiction? « Tales from the Reading Room
  • The close-knit dramas of family life thus necessarily give way to an episodic tale that lurches from one eccentric encounter to another. Times, Sunday Times
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