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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quintessential(adj)

    representing the perfect example of a class or quality

Wiktionary

  1. quintessential(Adjective)

    Of the nature of a quintessence (in all senses); ultimate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quintessential(adj)

    of the nature of a quintessence; purest

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quintessential in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quintessential in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of quintessential in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    Ohio Gov. John Kasichplans to launch his presidential bid on July 21in Columbus, hoping his strength in the quintessential swing state will help him win over Republican voters who aim to take back the White House in 2016. Kasich will share his presidential intentions at his alma mater, Ohio State University, said Chris Schrimpf, a spokesman for the governor's 2016 effort.

  2. Jay Connaughton:

    We are shocked that Facebook would censor the king cake baby, one of the quintessential traditions of the Mardi Gras culture, obviously the folks at Facebook have never tasted the sweet deliciousness of a traditional or filled King Cake. If they had, they would understand the deep passion that runs in Louisiana for king cakes of all varieties, and the little babies that live inside them.

  3. Jackie Speier:

    I have a very vivid recollection of that experience, it was the quintessential issue around womanhood.

  4. Alyson Leahy:

    I felt that Trump's win was the quintessential example of an unqualified man winning over an incredibly qualified woman, and the idea that people I knew, that I was related to, voted for that man... it made me sick.

  5. Yarrow Halpern:

    We need to do so much more to allow them to feel safe, they should be able to have the same quintessential middle and high school experience that other kids get.

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