Origin of quotidian
Examples from the Web for quotidian
To read their letters is a similar exercise, even when the correspondence regards only quotidian matters.
Videos uploaded by some mothers and fathers are less of a reach out than a simple continuation of their quotidian Internet habits.Parents of Stillborn Babies Post Hundreds of Memorials to YouTube|Brandy Zadrozny|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We Think Alone feels at first somehow too quotidian and mundane, wholly un-artlike.Miranda July on ‘We Think Alone,’ Her New Email Project|Isabel Wilkinson|July 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The other extreme is “rooted in very quiet, quotidian, perhaps more conventionally Japanese forms of narrative.”
Creator Matthew Weiner wants to ensure that even the most quotidian of details about the plot remain concealed.‘Mad Men’ Season 6 Review: Triumphant, Lyrical, and Way Existential|Jace Lacob|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They live, as a rule, in mediocre circumstances; they are harried by the necessities of quotidian existence.Egoists|James Huneker
For our quotidian difficulties his example promises no solution.Prophets of Dissent|Otto Heller
It might be that the fever was not quotidian, but tertian, and that it would return next day.The Secret of the Island|W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
Sometimes the fever simulated a quotidian, sometimes a tertian.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
Secundo, It is a thing of monthly anxiety and quotidian bustle.Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. I (of 2)|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
British Dictionary definitions for quotidian
Word Origin for quotidian
Word Origin and History for quotidian
mid-14c., "everyday, daily," from Old French cotidian (Modern French quotidien), from Latin quotidianus "daily," from Latin quotus "how many? which in order or number?" (see quote (v.)) + dies "day" (see diurnal). Meaning "ordinary, commonplace, trivial" is from mid-15c.