episodically

episodic

[ep-uh-sod-ik, -zod-]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or of the nature of an episode.
2.
divided into separate or tenuously related parts or sections; loosely connected: an episodic novel.
3.
occurring sporadically or incidentally.
Also, episodical.


Origin:
1705–15; episode + -ic

episodically, adverb
nonepisodic, adjective
nonepisodical, adjective
nonepisodically, adverb


2. rambling, wandering, digressive.
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episodic or episodical (ˌɛpɪˈsɒdɪk)
 
adj
1.  resembling or relating to an episode
2.  divided into or composed of episodes
3.  irregular, occasional, or sporadic
 
episodical or episodical
 
adj
 
epi'sodically or episodical
 
adv

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episodic
1711, from episode + -ic.
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