Archetypal vs. Archetypical

Archetypal vs. Archetypical — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Archetypal and Archetypical

Archetypalnoun

An original model or type after which other similar things are patterned; a prototype

"'Frankenstein' ... 'Dracula' ... 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' ... the archetypes that have influenced all subsequent horror stories" (New York Times).

Archetypicalnoun

An original model or type after which other similar things are patterned; a prototype

"'Frankenstein' ... 'Dracula' ... 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' ... the archetypes that have influenced all subsequent horror stories" (New York Times).

Archetypalnoun

An ideal example of a type; quintessence

an archetype of the successful entrepreneur.

Archetypicalnoun

An ideal example of a type; quintessence

an archetype of the successful entrepreneur.

Archetypalnoun

In Jungian psychology, an inherited pattern of thought or symbolic imagery derived from past collective experience and present in the individual unconscious.

Archetypicalnoun

In Jungian psychology, an inherited pattern of thought or symbolic imagery derived from past collective experience and present in the individual unconscious.

Archetypaladjective

Of or pertaining to an archetype.

Archetypicaladjective

In the way of an archetype, in the way of an idealized model or most representative.

Archetypaladjective

representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned;

archetypal patternsshe was the prototypal student activist

Archetypicaladjective

representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned;

archetypal patternsshe was the prototypal student activist