Origin of quotidian
OTHER WORDS FROM quotidianquo·tid·i·an·ly, adverbquo·tid·i·an·ness, noun
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How to use quotidian in a sentence
Without a lot of reference to specific time and place, the playwright cleverly moves the years forward, revealing the details of new relationships, job changes, illness using sometimes quotidian dialogue that rings particularly true.Exploring a complicated father-daughter relationship|Patrick Folliard|November 7, 2021|Washington Blade
Here’s what to know about what a solid-state lithium-ion battery is—why it promises to be a step forward from the way regular lithium-ion batteries work, and why the new tech could be an asset in a device as quotidian as a hand-held vacuum cleaner.Why Dyson is going all-in on solid-state batteries|Rob Verger|October 25, 2021|Popular-Science
Rituals of travel, such as packing a bag or grazing on oversalted airplane peanuts, signal that it’s time to put some of those quotidian selves on the shelf.You’re a different person when you travel. Here’s why, and how to transform yourself at home.|Jen Rose Smith|October 7, 2021|Washington Post
Over the past two decades, this content has transformed nearly every aspect of our lives, from profound actions like choosing a leader, building a career, and falling in love to more quotidian ones like hailing a cab and watching a movie.
Outlets that produce modern paragraph-style recipes lean away from this parental instinct, instead acknowledging the independence of home cooks and the quotidian realities that prevent them from prioritizing cooking.
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
Time moved for you not in quotidian beats, But in the long slow rhythm the ages keep In their immortal symphony.The Burning Wheel|Aldous Huxley
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)
Had a quotidian intermittent, which was removed by the humane assistance of an amiable young lady.An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses|William Withering
For our quotidian difficulties his example promises no solution.Prophets of Dissent|Otto Heller
In the end, loss of eternal truths was more than compensated for in the accession of quotidian facts.Reconstruction in Philosophy|John Dewey