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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
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Example sentences from the Web for archetype
Your main character breaks free from the archetype of the African-American novel: David is not black.
The calavera, or decorated skull, is an archetype of Mexican popular culture.
Roll Royce—you would expect nothing less from such a British archetype, right?
By Ann Friedman, Medium The first step is, throw out the hoodie-wearing boy-genius and build a new archetype.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Sept. 29-Oct 5, 2014|William Boot|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I believe an archetype was born in those years, that of the doughty British woman—proud, opinionated, but with a heart of gold.
Similarly, the One is the higher archetype of the intellectual power which moves around Him, being His image.
And nevertheless, by their unity all these things imitate the same archetype, some from far, some from near.
Archetype, rk′e-tīp, n. the original pattern or model, a prototype.
Greek culture must be distinguished as the archetype; and it must be shown how all culture rests upon shaky conceptions.We Philologists, Volume 8 (of 18)|Friedrich Nietzsche
Remember that whatever paternal wisdom or maternal tenderness we have ever known here, has its source and archetype on high.The Hearth-Stone|Samuel Osgood
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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.