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See definition of epochal on Dictionary.com
  • as inintermittent
  • as inmomentous
  • as inperiodic
  • as inon-again, off-again

synonyms for epochal

  • fitful
  • infrequent
  • occasional
  • periodic
  • recurrent
  • recurring
  • seasonal
  • alternate
  • arrested
  • broken
  • by bits and pieces
  • checked
  • cyclic
  • cyclical
  • discontinuing
  • discontinuous
  • every other
  • here and there
  • hit-or-miss
  • interrupted
  • isochronal
  • isochronous
  • iterant
  • iterative
  • metrical
  • now and then
  • on and off
  • periodical
  • punctuated
  • rhythmic
  • rhythmical
  • serial
  • shifting
  • spasmodic
  • stop-and-go
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antonyms for epochal

MOST RELEVANT
  • constant
  • frequent
  • permanent
  • regular
  • usual
  • continual
  • continuing
  • perpetual
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    How to use epochal in a sentence

    In 2000, it began a steady decline caused by epochal drought.
    40 MILLION PEOPLE RELY ON THE COLORADO RIVER. IT’S DRYING UP FAST.BY ABRAHM LUSTGARTENAUGUST 27, 2021PROPUBLICA
    Francis also has been handed an epochal challenge by the coronavirus pandemic, which he has termed as a moment for humankind to rethink its priorities.
    POPE FRANCIS’S SURGERY ADDS URGENCY TO QUESTIONS ABOUT THE REMAINING YEARS OF HIS PAPACYCHICO HARLAN, STEFANO PITRELLIJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Hull’s prediction would reach full flower only decades later, spurred by a series of epochal economic, legal and cultural changes that began to gather momentum in the 1970s.
    THE SECRET IRS FILES: TROVE OF NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN RECORDS REVEAL HOW THE WEALTHIEST AVOID INCOME TAXBY JESSE EISINGER, JEFF ERNSTHAUSEN AND PAUL KIELJUNE 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
    From gold necklaces to steel trusses is an epochal leap, chronicled in elegant shorthand.
    IN THE GALLERIES: A FOCUS ON SENSITIVE PORTRAITS WITH BIOGRAPHICAL ELEMENTSMARK JENKINSMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Regional newspapers like the Sun have been declining for the past two decades, battered by the epochal shift from print to digital publication and abandoned by advertisers and readers — trends that have only accelerated during the pandemic.
    THE BALTIMORE SUN WAS SPARED A HEDGE-FUND OWNER. NOW IT WILL TRY TO SURVIVE AS A NONPROFIT.PAUL FARHI, ELAHE IZADIFEBRUARY 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    We have big plans to explore other epochal achievements in science in the coming months, both here in the magazine and on our new Century of Science site.
    FOR 100 YEARS, BRINGING YOU THE LATEST IN SCIENCENANCY SHUTEJANUARY 10, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
    Businesspeople now must struggle to make plans knowing that epochal legislation could be repealed the moment the other party gets a majority, as it someday will.
    WHAT BUSINESS NEEDS FROM THE 2020 ELECTIONGEOFFREY COLVINSEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
    In the following year of 1871, Goodyear invented his welt shoe-sewing machine and Maddox made his epochal discovery.
    INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
    That was the second blessing, an epochal experience, unlike anything which preceded, or anything to follow.
    WHEN THE HOLY GHOST IS COMES. L. BRENGLE
    The enthusiasm of the entire world was fired by this feat and it is difficult to estimate fully its epochal significance.
    THE ROMANCE OF AIRCRAFTLAWRENCE YARD SMITH
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    WORDS RELATED TO EPOCHAL

    • archetypal
    • classical
    • epochal
    • exemplary
    • historic
    • ideal
    • important
    • paradigmatic
    • prototypical
    • quintessential
    • recognizable
    • representative
    • seminal
    • supreme
    • traditional
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