quotidian

[kwoh-tid-ee-uhn]
adjective
1.
daily: a quotidian report.
2.
usual or customary; everyday: quotidian needs.
3.
ordinary; commonplace: paintings of no more than quotidian artistry.
4.
(of a fever, ague, etc.) characterized by paroxysms that recur daily.
noun
5.
something recurring daily.
6.
a quotidian fever or ague.

Origin:
1300–50; < Latin quotīdiānus, cottīdiānus daily, equivalent to cottīdi(ē) every day (adv.) (*quot(t)ī a locative form akin to quot however many occur, every + diē, ablative of diēs day; cf. meridian) + -ānus -an; replacing Middle English cotidien < Old French < Latin, as above

quotidianly, adverb
quotidianness, noun
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quotidian (kwəʊˈtɪdɪən)
 
adj
1.  (esp of attacks of malarial fever) recurring daily
2.  everyday; commonplace
 
n
3.  a malarial fever characterized by attacks that recur daily
 
[C14: from Latin quotīdiānus, variant of cottīdiānus daily]

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quotidian
mid-14c., "everyday, daily," from L. quotidianus "daily," from L. quotus "how many, which in order or number" + dies "day" (see diurnal).
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quotidian quo·tid·i·an (kwō-tĭd'ē-ən)
adj.
Recurring daily. Used especially of attacks of malaria.

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Example sentences
Their cabinets are quotidian, their surroundings absolutely ordinary.
The book opens with a profound essay sparked by the quotidian exercise of
  cleaning the refrigerator.
The novel details the quotidian minutiae of Johnny's life to a maddening degree.
After all, his art told people nothing about his quotidian life.
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