[ UK /ˌɑːkɪtˈɪpɪkə‍l/ ]
  1. representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned
    she was the prototypal student activist
    archetypal patterns
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How To Use archetypical In A Sentence

  • One paralyzed by his own frustration with the world, the other a sworn couch potato who makes a religion out of channel surfing, the two men are the archetypical bad roommates.
  • [21], but we have been unable to detect any interaction between latherin and archetypical bacterial components such as lipopolysaccharide (not shown). PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
  • In the first few interviews he is the archetypical Continental, smoking unfiltered cigarettes, wearing a monocle.
  • We crept into an antechamber lined with red velvet and faced a woman who appeared the archetypical brothel madam.
  • Her character is weak and Steinbeck characterized her as an archetypical child, both capricious and malleable.
  • Unpublished letters by William Wordsworth's sister-in-law offering fresh insights into the life and times of the archetypical Lake District poet have been handed over to The Wordsworth Trust.
  • That's quite an accomplishment when you take into consideration the facts about his record, which is archetypical of a liberal politician and product of the Chicago political machine.
  • Neither did Twitchell fit the carpetbagger mold cast by historian William Dunning and his followers nearly a century ago, which held that these men were ‘archetypical villains, lowbred northern adventurers who descended like vultures on the conquered South’.
  • What I wanted to know was whether he realized that his hair symbolized the hypermodern, antitraditional paradigm the Lakers used to mock the Celtics’ archetypical simplicity and Greatest Generation morality. Chuck Klosterman on Sports
  • Despite this, the work is a must for all Williams fans for its presentation of his favourite characters - the Southern belle and the ne'er-do-well male - in their most archetypical form.
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