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archetypal definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or related to an archetype.
    • Of or related to an archetype; consisting a model (genuine or perfect) or structure; initial.
    • representing or constituting a genuine kind thereafter other comparable things are patterned
    • Of or pertaining to an archetype.
    • Of or pertaining to an archetype; consisting a model (genuine or ideal) or pattern; original.
    • representing or constituting an original kind and various other comparable things tend to be patterned
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to an archetype; constituting a model or pattern; original: as, “one archetypal mind,” Cudworth. Also archetypic, archetypical.
    • Of or regarding an archetype; constituting a model or pattern; original: as, “one archetypal head,” Cudworth. Additionally archetypic, archetypical.
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