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Definition of Quintessence and etimology
Quintessence encompasses the other four elements, fire, air, water, and earth; therefore, it is ‘pure essence’ essential for life.
Other meanings are:
- In physics: the Dark energy form (Theory).
- The essence of a thing. The most representative example or representation of a thing. The ideal.
Quintessence in a sentence
- Soccer is the quintessence of sports
- He has the quintessence of a good family
Drury, Nevil. The Watkins Dictionary of Magic. London. Watkins Publishing. 2005. p. 242