adj. having the characteristics of an archetype (original pattern, prototype, paradigm)

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  • archetypic — See archetypal. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • archetype — archetypal /ahr ki tuy peuhl/, archetypical /ahr ki tip i keuhl/, archetypic, adj. archetypally, archetypically, adv. /ahr ki tuyp /, n. 1. the original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are… …   Universalium

  • Conscience — • The individual, as in him customary rules acquire ethical character by the recognition of distinct principles and ideals, all tending to a final unity or goal, which for the mere evolutionist is left very indeterminate, but for the Christian… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • 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

  • prototypal — Synonyms and related words: antitypic, archetypal, archetypic, classic, classical, exemplary, ideal, model, paradigmatic, primary, prototypic, quintessential, representative, uncopied, unduplicated, unexampled, unimitated, unprecedented,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • classic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. standard; chaste, simple. See simpleness, elegance. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. outstanding, excellent, superior, first rate, standard, authoritative, established, traditional, time honored,… …   English dictionary for students

  • model — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. prototype, pattern, mock up; copy, miniature, replica; style, type; mannequin, lay figure; exemplar, paragon. See representation, goodness, form, perfection, imitation, sculpture. II (Roget s IV) n. 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • representative — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. typical, characteristic, illustrative, descriptive, exemplary; democratic, legislative, popular, republican. n. delegate, nominee, agent, deputy; congressman, assemblyman, legislator, Member of… …   English dictionary for students