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
In the last four years specifically, the archetype of the witch exploded, and rightfully so.Why ‘The Craft: Legacy’ director decided to make a witch movie for woke teens|Helena Andrews-Dyer|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
As archetypically “presidential” as Mitt Romney seemed, his perfectly square, gee whiz speech style was part of what did him in.For a President Today, Talkin' Down Is Speaking American|John McWhorter|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.