- pertaining to or of the nature of an episode.
- divided into separate or tenuously related parts or sections; loosely connected: an episodic novel.
- occurring sporadically or incidentally.
Origin of episodic
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2. rambling, wandering, digressive.
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Bishop Poore gives us episodically a pathetic example, which our readers will thank us for repeating here.Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages
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We meet with these three brothers again, episodically, in the three disciples of Dhumyas, in the first book of the Mahbhratam.Zoological Mythology, Volume I (of 2)
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Thucydides mentions one of them episodically in the Peloponesian war.
- resembling or relating to an episode
- divided into or composed of episodes
- irregular, occasional, or sporadic
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Word Origin and History for episodically
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