Archetypical
Archetypical Ar`che*typ"ic*al, a. Relating to an archetype; archetypal. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • archetypical — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)kɪtɪ̱pɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Archetypical means the same as archetypal. ...an archetypical BBC voice …   English dictionary

  • archetypical — archetype ► NOUN 1) a very typical example. 2) an original model. 3) a recurrent motif in literature or art. DERIVATIVES archetypal adjective archetypical adjective. ORIGIN Greek arkhetupon, from arkhe primitive + tupos a model …   English terms dictionary

  • archetypical — adjective see archetype …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • archetypical — See archetypal. * * * …   Universalium

  • archetypical — adjective In the way of an archetype, in the way of an idealized model or most representative. Syn: archetypic, archetypal …   Wiktionary

  • archetypical — Synonyms and related words: antitypic, archetypal, archetypic, classic, consummate, developed, exemplary, expert, finished, fully developed, masterful, masterly, mature, matured, model, perfected, polished, proficient, prototypal, prototypic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • archetypical — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having the nature of, constituting, or serving as a type: archetypal, archetypic, classic, classical, model, paradigmatic, prototypal, prototypic, prototypical, quintessential, representative, typic, typical. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • archetypical — adj. having the characteristics of an archetype (original pattern, prototype, paradigm) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • archetypical — ar·che·typ·i·cal …   English syllables

  • archetypical — adjective representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned archetypal patterns she was the prototypal student activist • Syn: ↑archetypal, ↑prototypal, ↑prototypic, ↑prototypical • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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