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Princeton's WordNet

  1. archetypal, archetypical, prototypal, prototypic, prototypicaladjective

    representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned

    "archetypal patterns"; "she was the prototypal student activist"

Wiktionary

  1. archetypaladjective

    Of or pertaining to an archetype.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Archetypaladjective

    of or pertaining to an archetype; consisting a model (real or ideal) or pattern; original

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of archetypal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of archetypal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of archetypal in a Sentence

  1. Gavin Naylor:

    They are archetypal, typical looking sharks like a great reef or bull shark. They sort of look like that but they have tiny little eyes and big broad fins, these are adaption for living in very turbid water. If you have a look where these things live, the visibility is about an inch. It’s completely muddy water.

  2. Dr John:

    The story of bluestones transported by the vast Irish Sea Glacier is every bit as wonderful as the archetypal myth of Neolithic Argonauts struggling to move heavy stones with the aid of crude tools, heavy sledges and flimsy rafts.

  3. Gavin Naylor:

    The river sharks are particularly mysterious, they are archetypal, typical looking sharks like a great reef or bull shark. They sort of look like that but they have tiny little eyes and big broad fins.

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