representing the perfect example of a class or quality
Of the nature of a quintessence (in all senses); ultimate.
of the nature of a quintessence; purest
The numerical value of quintessential in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of quintessential in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Apothegms are portable wisdom, the quintessential extracts of thought and feelings.
I have a very vivid recollection of that experience, it was the quintessential issue around womanhood.
I get that the old design is cool. It's kind of quintessential 1980s, and it's like an old friend we don't want to leave behind, but it's OK to have a new friend, too.
I think what people are finding that this is a pretty humorous, quintessential New York story of this person who goes 50% with trying to have a nice deed but ends up coming off with an asterisk at the end.
The tour embraces that quintessential feeling of what winter should really be like -- powdery snow, snow-capped trees and those amazing skies, not only are the northern lights spectacular, but the long winter sunsets are pretty magical, too.
Images & Illustrations of quintessential
Translations for quintessential
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- von Grund auf, durch und durch, der Inbegriff des/der...German
- quintaesencial, por excelenciaSpanish
- tyypillinen, pohjimmainenFinnish
- សារវន្ត, សារគតិ, ខ្លឹមសារKhmer
- ultimat, kvintessensenNorwegian
- quintessencial, quinta-essencialPortuguese
- оновной, типичныйRussian
Get even more translations for quintessential »
Find a translation for the quintessential definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these quintessential definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"quintessential." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 29 Jun 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/quintessential>.