1. of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes

- the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together

Similar word(s): divided

2. occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals

- episodic in his affections

Similar word(s): unpredictable, occasional

3. limited in duration to a single episode

- an account concerned primarily with episodic events such as the succession of rulers

Similar word(s): impermanent, temporary