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- adj. In the way of an archetype, in the way of an idealized model or most representative.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Relating to an archetype; archetypal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as archetypal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned
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Fortunately, atheism has never been something you needed to commit yourself to: the 'archetypical' (in a very broad sense) atheist is a rationalist, a scientist,
In particular, a crescent that Muslims face into to face Mecca is called a archetypical mihrab is crescent shaped.)
It would be difficult to read about Conan of Cimmeria, Gandalf the White, Jommy Cross, Michael Valentine Smith, Paul Atriedes, or Ender Wiggins without an appreciation of the archetypical tale of a hero's journey, from the destruction of Troy, across cursed and monster-haunted seas, to the underworld and back again, through Punic love and Palatine wars.
S&S: EP presents an archetypical yarn that begins when our lone warrior monk lady strides into a remote mountain wilderness on a woeful errand.
JG: The game is the brainchild of Craig D. Adams, aka Superbrothers, and at its base, it's a 21st century interpretation of the archetypical old school videogame adventure designed exclusively for Apple's touchtronic machinery.
It is the culturally-brave soul that resists the ethnocentric conditioned social current to acknowledge only what science deems useful and precious -- to reach beyond to what cannot be seen, into the infinite, exploring the archetypical mysteries that lay beyond the corporal.
Its archetypical success story was Google Flu Trends, which data-mined the behavior of search users to quickly locate outbreaks of the disease.
I tried to actually fit the stereotype of the archetypical leader," Eckhart says, " the salty leader that I think audiences have always enjoyed and always has a place in cinema.
He was also the archetypical showman, whose magnetic personality could fill a house.
I just prefer the type that rip throats out or do unexpected, non archetypical things.