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quotidian

Pronunciation: /kwəʊˈtɪdiən; kwɒˈtɪdiən/

Translation of quotidian in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [literary/literario] cotidiano
    Example sentences
    • Models sat cross-legged on the floor, smoking and poring over The Daily, Fashion Week's quotidian rag.
    • The orderly operation of the federal government depends upon this continuous and quotidian cooperation.
    • She loved them for their mortality, for their casual acceptance of the dark, and for their quotidian lives, so unlike her own.
    Example sentences
    • I concentrate, more than I think virtually any comic book artist has in the past, on the so-called mundane details of every day life - quotidian life.
    • Reasoning for the ordinary and quotidian experiences of observation, Diderot demanded not only the artist but also the art critic to be liberated from the studio model.
    • So a different outlook would be one which seeks to fuse again ordinary quotidian life with beauty, with art in its proper sense as ‘a thing made well’.

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