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See definition of diurnal on Dictionary.com
  • as indaily
  • as inpermanent

synonyms for diurnal

  • constantly
  • day-to-day
  • everyday
  • often
  • periodic
  • regular
  • regularly
  • routine
  • common
  • commonplace
  • ordinary
  • circadian
  • cyclic
  • day after day
  • day by day
  • from day to day
  • once a day
  • once daily
  • per diem
  • quotidian

antonyms for diurnal

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  • abnormal
  • different
  • irregular
  • uncommon
  • unusual
  • variable
  • extraordinary
  • infrequent
  • rare
  • nightly
  • nocturnal
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How to use diurnal in a sentence

I think future studies will reveal many plant species that are thought to be dependent on pollination by diurnal insects are indeed pollinated by nocturnal moths, to some extent.
MOTHS POLLINATE CLOVER FLOWERS AT NIGHT, AFTER BEES HAVE GONE HOMEJAKE BUEHLERJULY 26, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
With the help of a therapist, she developed a more diurnal schedule that allowed her to get work done while maintaining a social life.
HOW TO WORK FROM HOME WITHOUT BURNING OUTLAURA ENTISFEBRUARY 16, 2021TIME
The diurnal rotation of the Earth is effected round this axis.
ASTRONOMY FOR AMATEURSCAMILLE FLAMMARION
He accomplishes his diurnal revolution in less than ten hours!
ASTRONOMY FOR AMATEURSCAMILLE FLAMMARION
A son of the first king suggested the plan of giving the sun diurnal movement and the changing light.
THE LAND OF THE CHANGING SUNWILLIAM N. HARBEN
Drymobius margaritiferus margaritiferus is diurnal and terrestrial; it feeds on frogs at the edges of breeding ponds by day.
AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF THE RAINFORESTS OF SOUTHERN EL PETEN, GUATEMALAWILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
All of these are diurnal, and all but Laemanctus have been observed sleeping on bushes at night.
AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF THE RAINFORESTS OF SOUTHERN EL PETEN, GUATEMALAWILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
In India winter is the time of year at which the larger birds of prey, both diurnal and nocturnal, rear up their broods.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
Spin a top and note how its rapid whirl about its axis corresponds to the earth's diurnal rotation.
A TEXT-BOOK OF ASTRONOMYGEORGE C. COMSTOCK
Nor do the vultures, but a large proportion of the diurnal raptores leaves the plains of India in the spring.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
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WORDS RELATED TO DIURNAL

  • circadian
  • common
  • commonplace
  • constantly
  • cyclic
  • day after day
  • day by day
  • day-to-day
  • diurnal
  • everyday
  • from day to day
  • often
  • once a day
  • once daily
  • ordinary
  • per diem
  • periodic
  • quotidian
  • regular
  • regularly
  • routine
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.