Origin of elemental
Examples from the Web for elementally
He picked this particular Rosato because it was "elementally simple" like the bruschetta itself.
This was not the first undertaking in which their gifts, as elementally different as fire and water, had worked in conjunction.Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard|Joseph Conrad
She had not yet met a man with the poetical twist in the brain to prize her elementally.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
He could be as elementally raw at times as a screaming savage; and at other times as delicate as a maid, as subtle as a Spaniard.When God Laughs and Other Stories|Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for elementally
Word Origin and History for elementally
late 15c., "pertaining to the four elements," from Medieval Latin elementalis, from Latin elementum (see element). Meaning "simple, uncomplicated" is from 1550s; that of "relating to first principles" is from 1570s. The noun in the occult sense is from 1877.