Origin of archetype
OTHER WORDS FROM archetypear·che·typ·al, ar·che·typ·i·cal [ahr-ki-tip-i-kuhl], /ˌɑr kɪˈtɪp ɪ kəl/, ar·che·typ·ic, adjectivear·che·typ·al·ly, ar·che·typ·i·cal·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH archetypearchetype , prototype
How to use archetype in a sentence
The Joker just has to come off as credibly, impressively, archetypally mad—as the latest role model for all other vicious madmen.‘Batman’ Taught Accused Colorado Shooter James Holmes How to Be Crazy|Blake Gopnik|July 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
TAURUS Life now feels labyrinthine, which you are archetypally equipped to handle.
British Dictionary definitions for archetype
Word Origin for archetype
Medical definitions for archetype
Other words from archetypear′che•typ′al (-tī′pəl) null null adj.ar′che•typ′i•cal•ly adv.
Cultural definitions for archetype
An original model after which other similar things are patterned. In the psychology of Carl Jung, archetypes are the images, patterns, and symbols (see also symbol) that rise out of the collective unconscious and appear in dreams, mythology, and fairy tales.