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quo·tid·i·an

quotidian

 
 
pronunciation:
kwo tI di n
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: happening every day or once a day.
Retrieving water from the well for drinking and cooking was a quotidian chore for the women in the village.The partners had their brief, quotidian meetings at nine o'clock each morning.
synonyms:
daily, day-to-day, diurnal, everyday
similar words:
per diem, routine
definition 2: ordinary; mundane.
After months of doctor-prescribed bed rest, she took pleasure in being able to carry out her quotidian tasks again.The war had changed him, and he found it hard to adjust to his quotidian existence back home.
synonyms:
everyday, habitual, mundane, normal, ordinary, routine, standard, usual, workaday
antonyms:
extraordinary, unusual
similar words:
banal, common, commonplace, day-to-day, pedestrian, prosaic
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