Etymology
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episodic (adj.)

1711, from episode + -ic. Episodical is from 1660s.

updated on September 20, 2012

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Definitions of episodic from WordNet

episodic (adj.)
of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes;
the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together
episodic (adj.)
occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals;
episodic in his affections
Synonyms: occasional
episodic (adj.)
limited in duration to a single episode;
an account concerned primarily with episodic events such as the succession of rulers
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