Cyclical vs Seasonal - What's the difference?

cyclical | seasonal |


As adjectives the difference between cyclical and seasonal

is that cyclical is recurring at regular intervals while seasonal is of, related to or reliant on a season or period of the year, especially with regard to weather characteristics.

As a noun seasonal is

anything that is seasonal, such as a financial trend, a product for sale, or an employee.

cyclical

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • recurring at regular intervals
  • Synonyms

    * cyclic * periodic

    seasonal

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of, related to or reliant on a season or period of the year, especially with regard to weather characteristics.
  • :It is a seasonal swimming pool.
  • Antonyms

    * unseasonal

    Derived terms

    * seasonal affective disorder

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anything that is seasonal, such as a financial trend, a product for sale, or an employee.