Quotidian is a fancy way of saying "daily" or "ordinary." Quotidian events are the everyday details of life.

When you talk about the quotidian, you're talking about the little things in life: everyday events that are normal and not that exciting. Going to the store, doing chores, working or going to school, and brushing your teeth are all quotidian. If you take a spaceship to Mars, that would be unusual and extraordinary: the opposite of quotidian.

Definitions of quotidian
  1. adjective
    found in the ordinary course of events
    “"there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant”
    synonyms: everyday, mundane, routine, unremarkable, workaday
    not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree
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