quotidian

  • 1 Quotidian — Quo*tid i*an (kw[ o]*t[i^]d [i^]*an), a. [OE. cotidian, L. quotidianus, fr. quotidie daily; quotus how many + dies day: cf. OF. cotidien, F. quotidien. See {Quota}, {Deity}.] Occurring or returning daily; as, a quotidian fever. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Quotidian — Quo*tid i*an (kw[ o]*t[i^]d [i^]*an), n. Anything returning daily; especially (Med.), an intermittent fever or ague which returns every day. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Quotidian — (v. lat.), täglich; daher Quotidiana fieber, täglich eintretendes Fieber. Quotidiana vilescunt, Alltägliches wird werthlos, verliert an Reiz …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 4 Quotidiān — (lat.), täglich; Quotidianfieber, täglich eintretendes Wechselfieber (s. Malaria, S. 161) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 5 Quotidian — Quotidiān (lat.), täglich; Quotidianfieber, täglich eintretendes Fieber …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 6 Quotidian — Quotidian, lat. dtsch., täglich; Q. fieber, täglich eintretendes Fieber; quotidiana vilescunt, das Alltägliche verliert den Reiz; quotidie, täglich …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 7 quotidian — index daily Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 quotidian — (adj.) mid 14c., everyday, daily, from L. quotidianus daily, from L. quotus how many, which in order or number + dies day (see DIURNAL (Cf. diurnal)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 quotidian — Quotidian, Quotidianus …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 10 quotidian — ► ADJECTIVE 1) daily. 2) ordinary or everyday. ORIGIN Latin quotidianus, from cotidie daily …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 quotidian — [kwō tid′ē ən] adj. [ME cotidian < OFr < L quotidianus < quotidie, daily < quot, as many as (for IE base see QUOTE) + dies, day] 1. daily; recurring every day 2. everyday; usual or ordinary n. anything, esp. a fever, that recurs daily …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 Quotidian — The term quotidian derives from the Latin word for daily and refers to repetitive daily actions, events or routines yet in typical usage carries a vaguely negative overtone. Quotidian is generally used to convey a sense of the mundane; that is,… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 quotidian — 1. adjective /kwəˈtɪdɪən/ a) Recurring every twenty four hours or (more generally) daily (of symptoms etc.). Quotidian periodicity we find in greater or less degree in nearly all fevers, particularly in fevers associated with suppuration. b)… …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 quotidian — adjective Etymology: Middle English cotidian, from Anglo French, from Latin quotidianus, cotidianus, from quotidie every day, from quot (as) many as + dies day more at deity Date: 14th century 1. occurring every day < quotidian fever > 2. a.… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 quotidian — quotidianly, adv. quotidianness, n. /kwoh tid ee euhn/, adj. 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.)… …

    Universalium

  • 16 quotidian — quo•tid•i•an [[t]kwoʊˈtɪd i ən[/t]] adj. 1) daily: a quotidian report[/ex] 2) cvb ordinary; everyday 3) pat recurring daily: quotidian fever[/ex] 4) something recurring daily 5) pat a quotidian fever or ague • Etymology: 1300–50; ME cotidien… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 Quotidian — Recurring each day, as in a fever that returns every day. From the Latin quotidianus meaning daily. (In French, the noun quotidien is a daily newspaper). * * * Daily; occurring every day. [L. quotidianus, daily, fr. quot, as many as, + dies, day] …

    Medical dictionary

  • 18 quotidian — [[t]kwoʊtɪ̱diən[/t]] ADJ GRADED: ADJ n Quotidian activities or experiences are basic, everyday activities or experiences. [FORMAL] ...the minutiae of their quotidian existence …

    English dictionary

  • 19 quotidian — I. a. Daily, diurnal. II. n. (Med.) Quotidian fever …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 quotidian — /kwəˈtɪdiən/ (say kwuh tideeuhn) adjective 1. daily. 2. everyday; ordinary. 3. Medicine a. (of an illness, especially malaria) characterised by paroxysms which recur daily. b. (of a fever) spiking once a day. –noun Obsolete 4. something recurring …

    Australian English dictionary