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quin·tes·sen·tial

 (kwĭn′tə-sĕn′shəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or having the nature of a quintessence; being the most typical: "Liszt was the quintessential romantic" (Musical Heritage Review).

quin′tes·sen′tial·ly adv.

quintessential

(ˌkwɪntɪˈsɛnʃəl)
adj
most typically representative of a quality, state, etc; perfect
ˌquintesˈsentially adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.quintessential - representing the perfect example of a class or quality

quintessential

adjective ultimate, essential, typical, fundamental, definitive, archetypal, prototypical Everybody thinks of him as the quintessential New Yorker.

quintessential

adjective
Having the nature of, constituting, or serving as a type:
Translations

quintessential

[ˌkwɪntɪˈsenʃəl] ADJquintaesencial

quintessential

[ˌkwɪntɪˈsɛnʃəl] adj
(= most typical) → par excellence
He's the quintessential New Yorker → C'est le New-Yorkais par excellence., C'est le New-Yorkais type.
(= essential) → caractéristique

quintessential

adj (liter)fundamental (geh); the quintessential English gentlemander Inbegriff des englischen Gentleman; an instance of his quintessential bad tasteein Beispiel für seinen von Grund auf schlechten Geschmack; the quintessential Catholicism of his whole attitudeseine fundamental (geh)or durch und durch katholische Haltung

quintessential

[ˌkwɪntɪˈsɛnʃl] adj (frm) → per eccellenza
the quintessential Renaissance man → l'uomo rinascimentale per eccellenza
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