- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||occurring or active during, or belonging to, the daytime rather than nighttime. (Cf. nocturnal.)
While ordinary squirrels are diurnal, flying squirrels are active in the nighttime.
||occurring in or pertaining to a day or each day; daily.
- nightly, nocturnal
- similar words:
- daily, quotidian