Word of the Day – Jan. 8 – Quintessence

Filed under: Dee Dee |

Noun: Quintessence  (kwin-TESS-unss)

Definition:

1. The essence of a thing in its purest and most concentrated form.

2. The most typical example or representative.

Sample sentence: Roasting marshmallows over an open fire is the quintessence of the camping experience.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

14 − four =