Quotidian



[kwoh-tid-ee-uh n] /kwoʊˈtɪd i ən/

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.
/kwəʊˈtɪdɪən/
adjective
1.
(esp of attacks of malarial fever) recurring daily
2.
everyday; commonplace
noun
3.
a malarial fever characterized by attacks that recur daily
adj.

mid-14c., “everyday, daily,” from Old French cotidian (Modern French quotidien), from Latin quotidianus “daily,” from Latin quotus “how many? which in order or number?” (see quote (v.)) + dies “day” (see diurnal). Meaning “ordinary, commonplace, trivial” is from mid-15c.

quotidian quo·tid·i·an (kwō-tĭd’ē-ən)
adj.
Recurring daily. Used especially of attacks of malaria.

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