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Meaning of QUINTESSENTIAL

Pronunciation:  `kwinti'senshul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  representing the perfect example of a class or quality
 

QUINTESSENTIAL is a 14 letter word that starts with Q.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quin`tes*sen"tial\, a.
Of the nature of a quintessence; purest. ``Quintessential
extract of mediocrity.'' --G. Eliot.

 

 

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