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Princeton's WordNet

  1. A, type A, group Anoun

    the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen


  1. type A

    Type A generally refers to a personality type characterized by ambition, high energy, competitiveness, impatience, and a constant sense of urgency. Individuals with a Type A personality prefer to be in control, strive for achievement, and are often high-stress. They also tend to be proactive, attentive to detail and organized. This term is most often used in reference to an individual's stress or health-related behaviors.

Editors Contribution

  1. type aadjective

    A type

    Those of us who like to message people regularly like to type a message in the easiest way possible

    Submitted by MaryC on August 14, 2023  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of type A in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of type A in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of type A in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Snyder:

    I’m a Type A personality and I worry a lot about a lot of things — my family, my finances, the future, also, I’ve tended to dwell on things that happened in the past and get all worked up.

  2. Isaac Asimov:

    If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster.

  3. Lisa Goodpaster:

    Candy has always been very intelligent, and what one might refer to as a type A personality: very organized, very passionate and knew what she wanted, i think the Candy of today is still very much all of those things, but she has used these traits in a positive way to move herself forward, instead of working against herself and self-sabotaging. She now isn't just as successful on the outside, as she always was, but her success is coming from a deeper place on the inside as well.


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    an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    • A. depend
    • B. carry
    • C. moan
    • D. observe

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