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.
This is the quintessential green light for Republicans to put their money where their mouth is.
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.
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- 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
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