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QUINTESSENTIAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does quintessential mean? 

QUINTESSENTIAL (adjective)
  The adjective QUINTESSENTIAL has 1 sense:

1. representing the perfect example of a class or quality

  Familiarity information: QUINTESSENTIAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


QUINTESSENTIAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Representing the perfect example of a class or quality

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

quintessence (the most typical example or representative of a type)


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